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“Advances In Video Art” Is The Subject Of Gallery Talk At U.Va. Art Museum

 

November 17, 2004 --

WHO:          Andrea Douglas, curator, University of Virginia Art Museum

WHAT:         Gallery Talk —  “Advances in Video Art”

WHEN:         Sunday, Dec. 5, 2 p.m.

WHERE:         University of Virginia Art Museum

Video art is a relatively new medium in the history of art. Artist Bill Viola, however, has been creating video art since the 1970s and is recognized internationally as one of the leading artists in the field. In conjunction with the University of Virginia Art Museum exhibit, "Extreme Time: The Art of Bill Viola," museum curator Andrea Douglas will give a gallery talk, “Advances in Video Art,” on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. In her talk, she will give a brief history of video art and discuss new video techniques used by artists.

The U.Va. Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. "Extreme Time: The Art of Bill Viola” is on exhibit through Dec. 23.    

For details about the talk or information about the museum, call (434) 924-3592, or visit the museum’s Web site: http://www.virginia.edu/artmusuem

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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