This book offers a prophetic vision of art in a digital future. Expanding upon the emerging artistic prospects made possible by technology, it explores the new directions in art that have arisen between the planes of science, technological development and cultural expression. Focusing upon the epochal shift from pre- to post-modernism, the author examines the interrelations between digital age art and Jewish consciousness.With the click of a mouse, we can make our bid for a Rembrandt etching at an Internet art auction.Bits buy atoms. ... The great Greek philosopher contemplating a Greek barda#39;s bust can be perceived by the visual sense alone, isolated from all other senses ... 19 Like new forms of performance art and participatory art, Jews relate to their most valued possession, the Torah scroll, with intimate contact.
|Title||:||The Future of Art in a Digital Age|
|Author||:||Melvin L. Alexenberg|
|Publisher||:||Intellect Books - 2006-01|