Extended Exhibition – Virtual Views at Knoxville Museum of Art

Feb 03, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
1050 World's Fair Park
Knoxville, TN
Artists Included:
Alan Rath
Björn Schülke
Craig Dorety
Daniel Rozin
Jennifer Steinkamp
Jim Campbell
John Gerrard
Leo Villareal
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Artwork Loans

Digital & Electronic Art

Virtual Views at the Knoxville Museum of Art explores the growing importance of electronic new media in contemporary art as seen in the work of artists who are pioneers in the use of LEDs (light-emitting diodes), LCD (liquid crystal display), and computer-driven imagery. The exhibition is the first large-scale loan of digital artworks from the Thoma Foundation collection.

The exhibition features nine electronic works that present paradoxes—while each is comprised of synthetic materials and powered by digital technology, the rhythms and patterns of its imagery are derived from nature. The featured artists include Jim Campbell, Craig Dorety, John Gerrard, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Alan Rath, Daniel Rozin, Björn Schülke, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Leo Villareal.

Organized by the Knoxville Museum of Art and presented in conjunction with Big Ears 2017, this exhibit will run from February 3 through April 16, 2017 at the KMA.

Update: The exhibition has been extended through July 16, 2017!