"Desk Set"


View from entrance lobby.

Date:1993


Dimensions:

5 ft. x 22 ft.


Media:

Ink on vinyl and monitor


Commissioned By:

Screen Actors Guild


Art Consultant:

Michelle Isenberg and Associates, Inc.


Location:

Screen Actors Building, Lobby, Museum Square, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California


Description:

         A mural-sized digital print illustrating a scene from the movie "Desk Set" whose plot dealt with early use of computer technology. The scene features Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn facing each other, with an insertion of a television monitor that is functional, showing ongoing programming. The monitor is imbedded
so as to become a part of the wall installation, incorporated in the composition.



See also:

Time Frames, Space Frames, The Fabric of Our Community is Closer than Its Seams


DETAILS




The video monitor is embedded in the book case between Spencer 

Tracy (L) and Katharine Hepburn (R), here seen in a scene from the movie "Desk Set.”

Live feed video clip, below.
























VIDEO

 
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