Artist's New Photography Exhibit Features Tube Televisions Powering Off

Posted Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

The photographer's work will appear in Germany before coming to Washington D.C. in June.

High definition televisions are still relatively new on the scene when considered over the course of history, but it's rare to see anything else. LCD and plasma displays have replaced the old technology almost completely.

Berlin based artist Stephan Tillmans has put together an interesting series of photographs that might bring up some feelings of nostalgia. His latest exhibit is a collection of photographs snapped just as tube televisions were turned off.

The result is a trip down memory lane. The shapes and colors created by a tube TV as it shuts off are incredibly interesting and complex, but there's just one question. Is it art?

Source: The Atlantic (via Crunch Gear

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