Rita Myers: Phantom Cities

September 15 – December 16, 1990
Rita Myers

Phantom cities, a major, new three-channel video installation by R;lta Myers, will be on view at the University Gallery from september 15 through December 16. Combining classical concerns with poetic sensibilities, Myers' installations mix video images with architectural and natural forms. Phantom cities explores the convergence of historical (or linear) time and mythological (or cyclical) time by placing images from the Mexican and Guatemalan sites of the ancient Maya and those from contemporary New York City in a setting that evokes the life cycle of civilizations. Innovative in its metaphorical presentation of cross-cultural phenomena, Phantom cities is Myers' most ambitious work to date. The installation will begin a two-year national tour at the Madison Art Center, Wisconsin, subsequent to its premier at the University Gallery, accompanied by a brochure produced by the Gallery.

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Rita Myers Catalog

8.4" x 11", 8 pages
Published in 1991
Price $3.00