reviews

  • Doug Davis

    Fischbach Gallery

    Two years ago Doug Davis began an article on video with the statement: “The esthetic possibilities inherent in video have hardly been thought about at all.” Davis wrote about the potential of video like Jack Burnham used to write about other collaborations of art and technology, with lots of predictions about radical innovations soon (but not quite yet) to be upon us. As nearly as I can tell, it’s time to start thinking.

    Davis’ recent exhibition of video pieces dating from 1970 does little more than outline a few of the possibilities, and the most impressive element throughout is the video

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