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  • LAURENCE GARTEL DIGITAL MEDIA ARTIST
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  • Description : LAURENCE GARTEL: Mr. Gartel is considered the "FATHER" of the Digital Art movement around the world for over 35 years. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Joan Whitney Payson Museum, Long Beach Museum of Art, Princeton Art Museum, PS 1, Norton Museum, Palm Beach Photographic Center and in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History and the Bibliotheque Nationale. His biography is included in "Who's Who," "Who's Who in the East," "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in American Art," and "Who's Who in the World."Mr. Gartel taught Andy Warhol how to use the Amiga Computer, when he got the commission to do the cover of Debbie Harry's (Blondie) album cover. . Gartel started his electronic career working with Nam June Paik at Media Study/Buffalo,NY. Gartel had many associations with musicians such as Debbie Harry (Blonde) Sid Vicious (Sex Pistols), Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) Johnny Thunders (New York Dolls) Ace Frehley (Kiss) and Wendy O Williams (Plasmatics). And recently for Pop Culture stars Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. His ABSOLUT GARTEL commission for Absolut Vodka has graced the pages of “ART-IN-AMERICA,” “Artforum,” “Sothebys,” “Art and Auction,””Art “WIRED,” & “NY Magazine. gartel@aol.com
  • Movements : Digital Art, Mixed Media, Installation Art, Video Art and Photography
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