Margot Lovejoy

Powers of the Tide

Tides are the rise and fall of ocean sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, the Sun, and the rotation of the Earth. In this book these forces are used as a metaphor for the changes in our lives, unfolding like the tide itself.

In-Sight Press, 2015
20 pages
color, 9 x 6 inches

Edition of 50

Writings and Works from 1960 - 2012

Essays by Laura Hoptman, Jo Hsiao, Christiane Paul, Frank Popper, Arlene Raven, Cheryl Solomon, and Karin Diane Williams

Lovejoy's media art includes video, installation, and internet projects which have been widely exhibited. She is Professor Emerita of Visual Arts at the State University of New York at Purchase. She is author of "Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age" (Routledge, 2004) and editor of "Context Providers: Conditions of Meaning in Media Arts" (2011). Among other honors, she is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship; an Arts International Grant in India; several NYSCA grants; NYFA's Gregory Millard Fellowship; and the 2007 CAA Award for Distinguished Teaching of Art. She has also been a speaker at conferences on art and technology internationally.

Her pioneering website PARTHENIA (1995) has been archived as part of and was exhibited at the Reina Sofia Museum and the Castello Museum, Spain. She was commissioned to create a work for the Whitney Museum's ARTPORT in 2001 and her project TURNS, was featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial. An installation aspect of the TURNS project was included in the Institute for Contemporary Art, inaugural, Taiwin in 2001 and featured in major exhibitions in Germany, (ZKM), Spain (Madrid Media Lab and Laboral Center), and at the Queens Museum, NYC. The installation of the CONFESS project was exhibited at the Neuberger Museum in 2009 and at the Stephan Stoyanov Gallery in 2011.

This book is a 60 year retrospective of her work.

In-Sight Press, 2013
230 pages
color, 8 x 10 inches

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