Discusses interrelations between painting and video art. Argues that once the surface of the painting is thought of in relation to the membrane of the eye as if the painting’s surface were part of the eye itself, the painting’s surface would have to be thought of as a membrane of visible excitation that is hard to separate from vision.
This provocative book meets the supposedly ‘live’ practices of performance and the ‘no-longer-live’ historical past at their own dangerous crossroads. Focussing on the ‘and’ of the title, it addresses the tangled relations between the terms, practices, ideas, and aims embedded in these compatriot – but often oppositional – arts and acts of time.
This first historical and critical analysis of the artist’s work by prominent scholars and the artist herself brings nearly forty years of creative output into focus by tracking the development of her constant themes through each medium. The essays range from formal to theoretical to psychological to poetical analyses. Includes a DVD.
Part of One Work series of books, each focused on a single work of art examined by a single author and aimed at provoking debate about significant moments in art. Contains a range of illustrations from the artist’s work.