Gerald Marks A Retrospective : 35 Years of Stereoscopic 3-D Art

August 24-September 18
M-F 10:00 AM-6:00 PM by appointment.
Contact Charley Lewis to schedule a viewing. charley@mfaca.sva.edu or 212-592-2517
Reception: Friday, September 11, 5-7 PM
Meet the Artist: Saturday, September 12, 2-8 PM with an artist’s talk from 4-5PM
Closing Party: Thursday, September 17th, 5-7PM
132 West 21 Street, 7th Floor Gallery
Free and open to the public.

Gerald Marks is an artist working along the border of Art and Science, specializing in stereoscopic 3-D since 1973. He may be best known for the three, 3-D videos he directed for The Rolling Stones during their Steel Wheels tour. He has taught at The Cooper Union, The New School for Social Research, and the School of Visual Arts, where he currently teaches Stereoscopic 3-D within the MFA program in Computer Art. He was a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Media Lab, where he worked with computer-generated holography. His Professor Pulfrich’s Universe installations are popular features in museums all over the world, including San Francisco’s Exploratorium, The N. Y. Hall of Science, and Sony ExploraScience in Beijing & Tokyo. He has done 3-D consulting, lecturing & design for scientific purposes for The American Museum of Natural History, the National Institutes of Health, and Discover Magazine. He has created a large variety of 3-D artwork for advertising, display, and pharmaceutical use, as well as broadcast organizations Fox and MTV. He has designed award winning projections and sets at the N.Y. Public Theater, SOHO Rep, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center and the Nashville Ballet, where he created stereoscopically projected sets. He created the 3-D mural in the 28th Street station of the #6 train in New York City’s subway. He did 3-D imaging of dance along New York’s shoreline as part of an iLAB grant from the iLAND Foundation for using the arts to raise environmental consciousness.