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Paul KOS

Artist, born 1942 in Wyoming, based in San Francisco. Graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute. A seminal figure in conceptual art in the Bay Area and contemporary of the likes of Vito Acconci and Bruce Nauman. Output includes numerous renowned video works such as Charthes Bleu (1982-1986), which copied the beautiful stained glass windows at Chartres Cathedral. A pioneer of interactive video. Ice Fire is a simple video work that resembles a survival manual in some respects, and at the same time starts to seem like a mysterious ritual manipulating the natural elements. Water brings forth fire, then fire is in turn extinguished by water...

  Paul Kos Ice Fire 2004
courtesy of the artist, Video Dsata Bank
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