Sunday, August 30

Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television


"Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television is the first exhibition to explore how avant-garde art influenced and shaped the look and content of network television in its formative years, from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. During this period, the pioneers of American television—many of them young, Jewish, and aesthetically adventurous—had adopted modernism as a source of inspiration. Revolution of the Eye looks at how the dynamic new medium, in its risk-taking and aesthetic experimentation, paralleled and embraced cutting-edge art and design."
The Jewish Museum (Video)
NY Times - Review: ‘Revolution of the Eye’ Examines Art’s Influence on Early TVA
Yale: Revolution of the Eye

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