- ISBN 9780500203767
- 21.00 x 15.00 cm
- 232 Illustrations, 174 in colour
- First published 2004
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‘Superlative … surely the most worthwhile title to come along from Thames & Hudson’s World of Art series in a very long time’ – Art Monthly
‘Offers a wide canvas, a wealth of detail, and is bright with illustrations’ – The Burlington Magazine
An exploration of the exciting and radical ways in which artists have embraced the internet and redefined the conventions of art.
This groundbreaking book is the perfect guide to the many forms of internet art and the tools and equipment used to create them, as well as the cultural and historical importance of the work.
The authoritative text and over 200 illustrations cover email art, web sites, artist-designed software and projects that blur the boundaries between art and design, political activism and communication.
Artists, curators and critics offer insiders' perspectives, while a timeline and glossary provide easy-to-follow guides to the key works, events and technological developments that have taken art into the twenty-first century.
Rachel Greene has been involved with Rhizome.org, an online resource and platform for new media art since its beginnings in 1997. She is a curatorial fellow at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. She was a consultant and catalogue author for the 2004 Whitney Biennial and has written for publications including frieze, artforum, timeout and bomb.
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