Beryl Korot (New York, 1945) is a pioneer of video art whose work brought video technology into conversation with the ancient hand loom. Co-founder and co-editor of Radical Software (1970), her work has been exhibited at The Kitchen (1975), Leo Castelli Gallery (1977), Documenta 6 (1977), the Whitney Museum (1980, 2000 and 2002), The John Weber Gallery (1986),The Carnegie Museum (1990), The Reina Sofia (1994), ZKM (2008), The Aldrich Museum (2010), bitforms gallery, NYC (2012), The Whitworth Gallery, UK (2013), Museum Abteiberg (2013), Art Fair Basel, ICA Boston, Tate Modern (2014), and SFMOMA (2016). Two collaborations with Steve Reich (The Cave, 1993, and Three Tales, 2002) brought video installation art into a theatrical context and continue to tour worldwide. In 2010 The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT presented a 6 month mini retrospective of her work. She is in the permanent collection of NY MOMA and in The Kramlich Collection’s New Art Trust shared by SFMOMA, NY MOMA and the Tate Modern, amongst others. She currently lives and works in New York.
20 April 2017