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ArtNet News // 
Five Works That Shaped the History of Video Art, According to Collector Julia Stoschek
This month, the Julia Stoschek Collection in Dusseldorf is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exhibition curated by the acclaimed young artist Ed Atkins. Gathering a total of 49 works, the show illustrates a history of the genre of time-based media art, from the 1950s to today. Read more.

 Julia Stoschek, with Kill-Wallpaper, (2003) by Sturtevant. Photo courtesy Şirin Şimşek.

Julia Stoschek, with Kill-Wallpaper, (2003) by Sturtevant. Photo courtesy Şirin Şimşek.

WideWalls // 
Why Is It So Difficult To Define New Media Art?
To define new media art is almost as difficult as to define art. Why is that? Why is there so much confusion over this term? One of the possible answers would be that the penetration of new media into contemporary art practices is an ongoing process – we can say when new media and technology began to emerge within the field of contemporary art. Read more.

 The Experience Machine exhibition at Ikkan Art International, 2012 (courtesy of artinasia.com)

The Experience Machine exhibition at Ikkan Art International, 2012 (courtesy of artinasia.com)

Dazed //
Marina Abramović & Jeff Koons Front New Online VR Gallery
Marina Abramović, Jeff Koons and Olafur Eliasson are premiering artwork on a new major virtual reality arts platform.  Read more.

 Marina Abramović Courtesy Acute Art

Marina Abramović Courtesy Acute Art

New Atlas // 
In The Age of Ones and Zeros: Turning Big Data Into Art
This latest instalment in our series looking at the impact of digital technologies on the art world focuses on the ways artists are taking the torrent of big data that is being produced and transforming it into works of art.  Read more.

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Creators // 
The GIF Turned 30
Yesterday the GIF turned 30, and the internet rejoiced. Outside of the internet, GIPHY turned its attention from serving a billion GIFs per day to hosting an IRL 30th birthday extravaganza for the file format as part of their ongoing show, TIME_FRAME, at Gallery 151.  Read more.

 Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk via GIPHY

Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk via GIPHY

Judith Benhamou-Huet Reports //
Video Art: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About This Complex Market But Never Dared to Ask
Video art finds itself in a paradoxical position today. While the medium is ubiquitous at contemporary art shows, it continues to inspire a degree of mistrust among buyers.  Read more. 

 Bruce Nauman at Sperone Westwater Gallery; Photo: Niio

Bruce Nauman at Sperone Westwater Gallery; Photo: Niio