A-Level: Contemporary installation

videos + essays

Joseph Kosuth, <em>One and Three Chairs</em>
Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs

Kosuth wrote that “being an artist now means to question the nature of art.” Take a seat to find out how he did it.

Nam June Paik, <em>Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii</em>
Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii

The “father of video art” argued that electronic communication, not transportation, unites the modern world.

Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, <em>Useful Art #5: The Western Motel</em>
Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Motel

This collaboratively created work brings the darkly psychological space of Americana into the gallery.