TABLE OF CONTENTS

REFLECTION ETERNAL: THE ART OF ANDREI KOSCHMIEDER

Andrei Koschmieder, Untitled #03 (Plant on radiator series), 2012, spray paint, ink-jet dye, paper, metal, 43 × 31 × 4". From the series “Plants on Radiators,” 2012–15.

THE PATH from the Epson tray to the gallery wall to the museum collection has never been shorter. Over the past decade or so, we’ve seen scanners, plotters, and all manner of digital-reproduction devices become thoroughly naturalized as tools for art production, and artists who engage directly with postphotographic reproduction technologies have become canonical at midcareer. Today, a younger generation has moved on from flatbeds and ink-jets, now as tinged with nostalgia as a slide carousel or a bank of CRT TVs, to emerging technologies whose problems and implications are not yet fully articulated but are sure to be radically different.

Art produced with nascent technologies often positions itself as reflecting on their potential disruptive impact—dissecting new regimes of production and consumption before they’ve been fully disseminated and adopted, in a kind of hands-on

Sign-in to keep reading

Artforum print subscribers have full access to this article. If you are a subscriber, sign in below.

Not registered for artforum.com? Register here.

SUBSCRIBE NOW at the special holiday rate of $45 a year—70% off the newsstand price. You’ll receive the print magazine plus full online access to this issue and our archive.*

Order the PRINT EDITION of the October 2015 issue for $17 or the ONLINE EDITION for $5.99.

* This rate applies to U.S. domestic subscriptions.