Art on the big screen: video art

By Ti Published on .

In conjunction with a current retrospective of the artist's work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Panasonic and public arts organization Creative Time have backed a Thomas Struth video art installation in Times Square. Images from Struth's "Video Portraits" are being featured as part of the ongoing series "The 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision." In his "Video Portraits," photographer and video artist Struth captured the subtle expressions of various subject sitting before a videocamera for one hour. The 59th minute of four of the portraits are being featured in the last minute of every hour throughout the day on the Times Square Astrovision. The installation will run for the duration of Struth's Met exhibit, to May 18. Past artists featured in "The 59th Minute" series have included William Wegman, Marco Brambilla and Fischli & Weiss.
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