By Chris Meigh-Andrews

A background of Video paintings is a revised and extended version of the 2006 unique, which extends the scope of the 1st version, incorporating a much wider diversity of artists and works from around the globe and explores and examines advancements within the style of artists' video from the mid Nineties as much as the current day. additionally, the hot version expands and updates the dialogue of theoretical suggestions and ideas which underpin modern artists' video.

Tracking the altering different types of video artwork on the subject of the revolution in digital and electronic imaging that has taken position over the last 50 years, A background of Video Art orients video paintings within the wider artwork historic context, with specific connection with the shift from the structuralism of the past due Sixties and early Seventies to the post-modernist matters of the Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties. the hot variation additionally explores the consequences of the internationalisation of artists' video within the interval major as much as the recent millennium and its issues and preoccupations together with post-colonialism, the post-medium and the effect and impact of the internet.

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