In the 1960s, tape recorders, film cameras, and reproduction machines of all kinds entered the studio. Noted art historian Caroline Jones traces this development and examines its impact on artists and art works. A professor of history, theory and criticism at MIT, Caroline Jones is the author of the groundbreaking book Machine in the Studio: Constructing the Postwar American Artist, and coeditor of Sensorium: Embodied Experience, Technology, and Contemporary Art.
A book signing takes place immediately following the talk.
The Subject Is the Studio is a series of lectures and discussions exploring the artist's studio, its history and relevance today, and the creative process. Presented on the occasion of Production Site: The Artist's Studio Inside-Out.
Support for this program is generously provided by Penelope R. Steiner in honor of Sylvia Neil.