"Spectacle: The Music Video"

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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
Grizzly Bear: "Ready, Able" (2009). Directed by Allison Schulnik. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3-June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
Bjork: "Wanderlust" (2008). Directed by Encyclopedia Pictura. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3-June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
Bjork: "Wanderlust" (2008). Directed by Encyclopedia Pictura. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3-June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
OK Go: "This Too Shall Pass" (Rube Goldberg Machine version) (2010). Directed by James Frost, OK Go, and Syn Labs. The costumes worn by bandmembers will also be on view as part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
Radiohead: "House of Cards" (2008). Directed by James Frost. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3-June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
NASA: "Spacious Thoughts" (2009). Directed by Flourescent Hill. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3-June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
Wax: "California" (1995). Directed by Spike Jonze. Part of the exhibition "Spectacle: The Music Video" on view at Museum of the Moving Image, April 3 through June 16, 2013. Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
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Photograph: courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center
"Spectacle" curators Jonathan Wells and Meg Grey Wells of Flux in a photo taken at the Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinatti) (2012). Image courtesy of Contemporary Arts Center.
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria Saturday May 4 2013 11:30 - 19:00
Moving Image brings more than 300 music videos to its exhibition halls for this survey on the song-length films. Curated by Jonathan Wells and Meg Grey Wells of creative design company Flux and organized by the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, the show includes original drawings from A-ha’s “Take On Me,” paint-covered jumpsuits from OK Go’s “This Too Shall Pass,” and a section covering pioneering TV programs such as Yo! MTV Raps and the still-running Video Music Box. Look for a lineup of special events, including screenings, Q&As and workshops, to accompany the exhibit.
Venue name: Museum of the Moving Image
Contact:
Address: 36-01 35th Ave
Queens
11106
Cross street: at 37th St
Opening hours: Wed, Thu 10:30am–5pm; Fri 10:30am–8pm; Sat, Sun 11:30am–7pm
Transport: Subway: M, R to Steinway St; N, Q to 36th Ave
Price: $6–$12. Fri 4–8pm free.