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Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest at New Museum

Art | November 4, 2016 |

 Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Foorest at New MuseumImage courtesy of New Museum

Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest at New Museum

The New Museum is pleased to present the first New York survey of the work of Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist (b.1962). Over the past thirty years, Rist has achieved international renown as a pioneer of video art and multimedia installations. Her mesmerizing works envelop viewers in sensual, vibrantly colored kaleidoscopic projections that fuse the natural world with the technological sublime.

 

 Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Foorest at New MuseumImage courtesy of New Museum

 

Referring to her art as a “glorification of the wonder of evolution,” Rist maintains a deep sense of curiosity that pervades her explorations of physical and psychological experiences. Her works bring viewers into unexpected, all-consuming encounters with the textures, forms, and functions of the living universe around us.

 

Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Foorest at New MuseumImage courtesy of New Museum

 

Occupying the three main floors of the New Museum, “Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest” is the most comprehensive presentation of Rist’s work in New York to date. It includes work spanning the artist’s entire career, from her early single-channel videos of the 1980s, which explore the representation of the female body in popular culture, to her recent expansive video installations, which transform architectural spaces into massive dreamlike environments enhanced by hypnotic musical scores.

 

Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Foorest at New Museum Image courtesy of New Museum

 

 

New Museum, New York
From October 26, 2016 to January 15, 2017

 

 

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