Born in 1987 As part of the exhibition: Born in 1987: The Animated GIF we are inviting the public to respond to their show by creating and submitting their own GIFs. We will be featuring the public submissions on this website, plus an edited selection will be shown on The Wall (a 2.7 x 3m screen) in the main foyer of The Photographers’ Gallery in the final weeks. Because all GIFs featured on The Wall will be visible to both visitors to the building plus all passersby on Ramillies St through glass windows, your submissions will have to meet some editorial guidelines. For example, we won’t be able to exhibit GIFs on The Wall which are not suitable for a general audience, or GIFs which may have rapid flashing or changes in luminosity which may have a negative impact on members of the public with photosensitive epilepsy. As a guideline, no more than 3 rapid changes to the image per second should appear.
212/BLOG - Fusing art and progressive fashion culture™ This Sunday a reconstructed bit of animation rarely seen, tremendously entertaining, and historically significant will screen at BAM. The Adventures of Prince Achmed, by pioneering, avant-garde, and often overlooked German filmmaker and female artist Lotte Reiniger, employs silhouetted black cardboard cutouts on illuminated glass to craft this dreamlike homage to The Arabian Nights. Developed using stop animation and originally released in 1926, this special closing day event, hosted by BAMcinemaFest, has enlisted two founding members of the Irish ambient rock band 3epkano's and avant-garde cellist Erik Friedlander to arrange and perform a new score as they find their muse in the oldest surviving animated feature film to date. More than eighty years later, what's most surprising about The Adventures of Prince Achmed is still how extraordinarily beautiful it is. Just as it must have been for viewers back in 1926.
Giovanni Boldini Self-portrait (1892) Giovanni Boldini (1910) Giovanni Boldini (Ferrara, Italy; 31 December 1842 – Paris, France; 11 July 1931) was an Italian genre and portrait painter. According to a 1933 article in Time magazine, he was known as the "Master of Swish" because of his flowing style of painting. Life and career A Boldini portrait of his former muse Marthe de Florian, a French actress, was discovered in a Paris flat in late 2010, hidden away from view on the premises that were unvisited for 70 years. mr. div all in our heads // video 16,984 notes Kris Menace ‘The Entirety of Matter’ // Album art by Mr. Keith Haring Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s by expressing concepts of birth, death, sexuality and war. Haring's work was often heavily political and his imagery has become a widely recognized visual language of the 20th century. Early life and education Keith Haring was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 4, 1958.
BORN IN 1987: The Animated Gif Part of our extended programme includes a new digital display named The Wall, an exhibition space for screen media. The Wall consists of a 2.7 x 3m Sharp video wall, situated on the ground floor and visible to everyone visiting the building and those passing by on the street. The Wall forms part of a research programme which aims to explore issues concerning the digital image, its dissemination and display on-screen. Andy Warhol Andy Warhol (/ˈwɔrhɒl/; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist.
Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist, musician and producer. Basquiat first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti group who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City during the late 1970s where the hip hop, post-punk and street art movements had coalesced. By the 1980s he was exhibiting his Neo-expressionist and Primitivist paintings in galleries and museums internationally. The Whitney Museum of American Art held a retrospective of his art in 1992. Early life Jean-Michel Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, New York, was the second of four children of Matilda Andrades (July 28, 1934 – November 17, 2008) and Gerard Basquiat (1930 – July 7, 2013). He had two younger sisters: Lisane, born in 1964, and Jeanine, born in 1967.
GIF Artists Artist Spotlight Gustavo Torres View more GIFs by Gustavo Torres "GIF art is simple and complex at the same time.