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David Smith, „Forging” series of sculptures in progress, Bolton Landing Dock, Lake George, NY, ca. 1956, Estate of David Smith © 2020 Estate of David Smith / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020 Panel

Transformations in Postwar Sculpture

Alina Szapocznikow, Panel

Hybrid Figurations of the 1960s

Abb. Albert Renger-Patzsch, Marmor an der Lahn (Metamorphit), 1963, Tafel 55, in: „Gestein“, 1966, © Albert Renger-Patzsch / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020 Talk

Theories of Sculpture in Technological Change


Materializing Cyberbodies since the 1980s

Jeannine Tang
Speaker | Jeannine Tang

Subject to Security: Tishan Hsu and Julia Scher

This lecture surveys work by Tishan Hsu, Julia Scher and others during the late 1980s and 1990s, as artists integrated emerging theories of information with expanded approaches to object, moving-image and installation-based work. Although drawing upon different media—Hsu working with wall reliefs, prints and floor sculptures, Scher in video installation and—these artists proposed new ways of reconstituting subjectivity in a transition between a televisual and digital era that transformed available concepts of public-private space, physical and informational selfhood. Seen against advances in ergonomics, polymers and personal computing, and recently available theories of embodiment and surveillance, pain and power, Hsu and Scher’s art are examined here for their reconstructions of embodied experience in an age of control.

About Jeannine Tang

Jeannine Tang is Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at The New School in New York, where she teaches contemporary art and exhibition history. She has published widely in “Artforum,” “Art Journal,” “Journal of Visual Culture,” “Theory, Culture & Society” in addition to numerous anthologies and catalogs. In 2018, with Lia Gangitano and Ann Butler, she co-curated the exhibition “The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery and American Fine Arts, Co. (1983–2004)” at the Hessel Museum of Art at CCS Bard, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and co-edited the accompanying book. She is a 2020 recipient of the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant.

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Materializing Cyberbodies since the 1980s