Critical Writing Index

So faraway So Close

by James Lawrence

Contemporary Visual Arts, 1999, no. 24, p. 68

This article describes the exhibition So Far Away So Close, which explores the nature of cinematic illusions; close details, fleeting glimpses, and the ways in which cinematic images can achieve visual aesthetics.

ITEM 1999.018 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Histoire(s) du Cinιma – Jean-Luc Godard

Overture – Stan Douglas

Five Revolutionary Seconds #5 – Sam Taylor-Wood

Every Building on Sunset Strip – Ed Ruscha

A Movie: A Directional Piece where People are Walking – John Baldessari

A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai) – Jeff Wall

Life After on Canvas – Dennis Hopper