An Unplayable VHS Tape Still Manages to Recreate “2001: A Space Odyssey”

October 25, 2009 at 7:54 pm | Posted in Art, VHS | Leave a comment
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This is exactly what this blog is about, finding things that exhalt departed video gadgetry.  From 2005-2006, David Herbert, an artist from Seattle, made an art piece that cleverly uses an unmistakable video format to imitate a significant cinematic scene.  The work is simply named, “VHS”.

“His sculptural works reference iconic moments, images and objects from American pop culture and history.[1] His materials are typically abject and his sculptures purposefully ‘rough’.[2]

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