In the piece AMERICANS!, the existing frenetic quality of children's television is amplified into pulsing fragments. The construction is comparable to early twentieth-century collages built from the media of that time, and mid-century video collage. A set of instructions authored by the artist rapidly edits the video content.
The animation excerpt above is a multi-frame capture from the live software, which does not loop.
Online bidding ends at 7PM EST on October 10, 2013, with the highest bid transferring to the live auction at Phillips, 450 Park Avenue, New York, which begins October 10, 2013 at 8:30PM EST.
Online bidding for this work ended on October 10, 2013 at 7:00pm ET.
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