Promo News - 11th Apr 2013

Spectacle, the exhibition celebrating the art of the music video has now opened at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City.

Spectacle, curated by Flux directors Jonathan Wells and Meg Grey Wells, is a comprehensive history of the music video, featuring some of the foremost examples of the medium with artefacts from the making of those videos – including original animation drawings by Michael Patterson for the Take On Me video, and a newly created 6 ft version of Milky from Blur’s Coffee & TV video directed by Hammer & Tongs (above).

At the opening night party, Caroline Polachek from Chairlift DJed to a party crowd that included included Mike D from the Beastie Boys, his wife Tamra Davis, Paloma Faith, Cibo Matto, members of TV On The Radio, Ben Goldwasser of MGMT, plus numerous directors and filmmakers including Martin De Thurah, Matt Mahurin, Vincent Morisset, Rocky Morton, Timothy Saccenti, and Michael Patterson, the animator of Steve Barron’s classic A-Ha ideo for Take On Me.

The exhibition runs at the Museum of the Moving Image, at 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) in Astoria, NYC, until June 16th.

Promo News - 11th Apr 2013

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