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Tom Friedman in "Digital Worlds: New Media from the Museum’s Collection"

Tom Friedman, Wall, 2017

Digital technology began transforming the landscape of contemporary art as early as the 1960s. When digital equipment became increasingly available and adaptable in the 1990s, artists seized on the unique opportunities it offered for video art and photography.


Digital Worlds: New Media from the Museum’s Collection demonstrates the breadth of invention artists bring to contemporary art through digitization. The exhibition features a selection of MFAH collection favorites and important new acquisitions such as Tom Friedman's Wall