From MTV to computer-generated animation to the Internet, filmmaker and media-art pioneer Stan VanDerBeek was a major influence on technology's relationship with art. VanDerBeek died in 1984 at 57, his work having made a deep impact, not only on the burgeoning field of new media but also in communications and digital imagery. At the end of his career, he had succeeded in bestowing on technology a kind of soulfulness, creating a conversation through electronic illumination... More >>>