Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age

Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age
Library Shelf Location 20.AMME
Publication Date 2015

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Painting 2.0 : expression in the information age : gesture and spectacle, eccentric figuration, social networks


  • Catalogue accompanies exhibition held 14 November 2015 - 30 April 2016, Museum Brandhorst, Munich; 4 June - 6 November 2016, mumok - Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna.
  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • In a survey that begins in the mid-twentieth century, long before the birth of the Internet, this book traces painting's capacity to digest and transform other media, even as its own legitimacy has been questioned. Featuring the work of numerous renowned artists, from Joseph Beuys to Cy Twombly to Amy Sillman, the book examines how painting has addressed digital technology as it relates to human experience and perception and includes three in-depth essays and additional texts by influential thinkers from the field. Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated, a wide range of works are presented that reconsider the assumed opposition of the digital and the analog, the human and the technological, arguing that painting has served as a means to represent-and even enact-new media. This book affirms the ongoing vitality of the medium of painting in the midst of a digital world.


  • Achim Hochdorfer is Director of the Brandhorst Collection.


ISBN 9783791354910
Quantity 1
Pages 287 pg.: illustrations (black and white, and colour); 32 cm
Editors Manuela Ammer, Achim Hochdorfer, David Joselit
Format Hardback
Publisher DelMonico Books
Categories Painting, New Media/Digital Art
Keyword Information Age
Language English

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