Critical Writing Index

Video Triumphs in the Galleries

by Burian Frye

The Independent: Film and Video Monthly, July 2000, v. 23, no. 6, pp. 32-33

Starting with an examination of Matthew Barney's success with video (transfered to film) in the late 90s, this article details the rise of video/film pieces in museums and their proliferation since the 1970s. The author also engages with the contentious issues surrounding how video by artists is sold and rented.

ITEM 2000.124 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Cremaster SeriesMatthew Barney

The Horse ImpressionistsLucy Gunning

Climbing Around My RoomLucy Gunning