American Installation Art


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Installation Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.

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As of 10/14/13 TFAO Digital Library contained: 483 pages referencing the phraase "installation artist."


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The North Dakota Museum of Art presented in 2004 an installation by video artist Mary Lucier titled Mary Lucier: The Plains of Sweet Regret, which contains a video clip from the installation comprising an 18 minute loop of synchronized DVD video on four plasma monitors.

The California/International Arts Foundation, founded in 1981, organizes and tours contemporary art exhibitions. The Foundation initiated as a permanent archive for programming seen on Dozens of artist interviews are contained in the visual arts section of the archives. Lyn Kienholz interviewed Michael C. McMillen, creator of large-scale installation pieces and small-scale sculptures, in two two-part videos. A studio interview was filmed August, 2001 and another two-part video interview conducted at an unspecified date.

Andrea Dezsö: Haunted Ridgefield, an installation presented October 31 to December 31, 2011 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Brad Kahlhamer: Bowery Nation, an installation presented July 15, 2012, to February 24, 2013 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Brian Knep: Deep Wounds, an installation presented July 15, 2012, to February 24, 2013 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Dave Cole: Flags of the World, an installation presented February 14 to June 9, 2009 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Cristi Rinklin: Diluvial, an installation presented June 9, 2012 - Sept. 9, 2012 at the Currier Museum. Includes 04:01video and brochure. Accessed August, 2014.

Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz: The Jesus Corner, an exhibit held September 13, 2013 - January 30, 2014 at the Missoula Art Museum. Includes video. Accessed March, 2015.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Burning as It Were a Lamp, an exhibit held July 12 through August 10, 2014 at the Hood Museum of Art. Includes press release and media coverage. Accessed January, 2015.

Ester Partegàs: The Invisible Main Street Sculpture Project, an installation presented March 9 - August 10, 2008 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Exploring the Currier Inside Out: Andrew Witkin, Among Others, an installation presented Jan. 11, 2014 - May 11, 2014 at the Currier Museum. Includes 06:09 video and flyer. Accessed August, 2014.

Frank Poor: Enon Cemetery, Main Street Sculpture Project, an installation presented February 7 to May 24, 2009 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

James Grashow: Corrugated Fountain, an installation presented April 1 to May 12, 2012 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Jane South: Floor/Ceiling, an installation presented March 24 to August 25, 2013 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Julianne Swartz: How Deep Is Your, an exhibit held March 14-June 15, 2014 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Includes a 3-minute video. Accessed February, 2015.

Lita Albuquerque: Particle Horizon, an exhibit held October 12, 2014 - January 18, 2015 at the Laguna Art Museum. Accessed February, 2015.

Mandy Greer: The Ecstatic Moment, an exhibit held June 7 - September 14, 2014 at the Hudson River Museum. Accessed January, 2015.

Michael Craig-Martin: Drawings, an exhibit held January 11 - February 17, 2012 at Luther W. Brady Art Gallery. Includes video and article. Accessed 12/14.

Serge Spitzer: Still Life, an installation presented April 29 - July 13, 2008 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14

Timothy Noble: The Semi-Automatic Chalkboard, an installation presented December 13, 2013 - April 22, 2014 at the Burchfield - Penney Art Center. Accessed May, 2014


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