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By Chris Meigh-Andrews

ISBN-10: 0857851896

ISBN-13: 9780857851895

Publish yr note: First released November seventh 2013 (2nd), first variation (2006)

A background of Video Art is a revised and elevated variation of the 2006 unique, which extends the scope of the 1st variation, incorporating a much broader diversity of artists and works from around the globe and explores and examines advancements within the style of artists’ video from the mid Nineteen Nineties as much as the current day. moreover, the recent variation expands and updates the dialogue of theoretical suggestions and ideas which underpin modern artists’ video.

Tracking the altering sorts of video paintings in terms of the revolution in digital and electronic imaging that has taken position over the past 50 years, A background of Video Art orients video artwork within the wider artwork historic context, with specific connection with the shift from the structuralism of the past due Sixties and early Seventies to the post-modernist issues of the Eighties and early 1990s.

The new edition additionally explores the consequences of the internationalisation of artists’ video within the interval major as much as the hot millennium and its issues and preoccupations together with post-colonialism, the post-medium situation and the effect and impression of the web.

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He made deliberate show of his independence. He and Tiberius had been consuls together in AD 7 and the evidence points to at least some friendship between the Pisones and Tiberius. Tiberius must have been aware of his character and that he would have clashed with Germanicus. It is difficult to believe that his elevation to the governorship of Syria was a coincidence, or that Piso acted without some feeling that Tiberius would support him. The sending of Piso to such a crucial posting could be interpreted as a sign of hostility towards Germanicus, and was later interpreted as such.

The savagery of the assault on Sejanus and his followers (Sejanus’ children were brutally murdered) suggests that they were held responsible for the actions against senators, members of the imperial family and others in the preceding years. In AD 32, Haterius Agrippa (see p. , Ann. VI 4). The supporters of Agrippina celebrated their triumph by exacting revenge. If we examine the ultimate result of these dramatic events, however, the fall of Sejanus appears in a rather different light. Tiberius remained on his island retreat.

Sejanus’ fall reverberated through Italy, and the town of Interamna in Umbria erected an inscription in AD 32 to commemorate Tiberius’ saving of the state from the threat posed by Sejanus (EJ 51). Even among the legions there must have been shock. , Tib. 2). This was not just the death of a courtier, but the removal of a powerful political group and seemed to be a shift in the political balance in Rome. The savagery of the assault on Sejanus and his followers (Sejanus’ children were brutally murdered) suggests that they were held responsible for the actions against senators, members of the imperial family and others in the preceding years.

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