Blake Byrne Video Collection Compilation

$5,750.00 USD

FOUR WORKS FROM THE BLAKE BYRNE COLLECTION VIDEO ART COLLECTION
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Faces 2

2004
Duration: 15 mins 
Edition: 8/11
Archival: DVD
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Provenance: Galerie Esther Woerdehoff

Faces, 2004, the artist fabricates completely artificial portraits from four real faces, each face slowly fades into the next. Primarily designed to represent reality, is diverted from its original function, as the artist creates both the object and its representation. 

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MAE WEST, Proposal for Effnerplatz, Munich, Germany

Duration: DVD 4:05 min
CD: 4:02
Edition: 9/45 +15AP
Archival: DVD
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Provenance: Annemarie Verna Galerie

Mae West, 2004, video is related to the  monumentally scaled sculpture McBride was commissioned to create for the Effnerplatz in Munich. The video artwork, which is both visually and conceptually associated with the sculpture, is part-futuristic and part-vintage in both its imagery and vibe...

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October (for r.p.)

Duration: 120 min
Edition: n/a
Archival: DVD
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Provenance: Margo Levin Gallery

 

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"I live in Mt. Washington at the top of a natural amphitheater of sound. Ice cream trucks, parties, car horns, coyotes, fireworks and, of course, helicopters combine with owls, hawks, crows and other bird species, buzzing flies, my dog and other sounds from my ridge to create a mix that's in constant flux,"  Bernard calls the work an homage to structuralist film and a kind of cross between John Cage's "4'33" and Andy Warhol's "Empire."

Haithman, Diane, A Year in the Life of Mt. Washington, Culture Monster, Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2009

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On Translations, Celebracions

2009
Duration: 9.33 mins 

Edition: 1/6
Archival: Submaster Digi Beta
Exhibition copy: mp4 digital file
Signed Certificate of Authenticity
Provenance: Galerie Gabreille Maubrie


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On Translation: Celebracions is a video artwork by pioneering Spanish media artist Antoni Muntadas. In the nine and a half minute total, the video presents a composite mash-up of the wholesome moments following soccer game victories when the winning players, team, and coaches boisterously embrace in happiness...