Jewish Culture & IdeasContemporary Art
Oct 15, 2015–Jan 17, 2016
The 1960s program Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) was a turning point in art’s relationship with science as artists and scientists worked together on new, creative projects. The CJM’s Chief Curator Renny Pritikin with consultation from Paolo Salvagione, curate NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology, acknowledging that seminal event and celebrating the Bay Area’s leading role in bringing digital innovation into the fine arts. NEAT features nine Bay Area artists, representing three generations of practitioners. Each artist has been commissioned to make a new piece, or update an older artwork, that demonstrates how digital programming is a central, yet just the latest, tool for artist creativity.
The digital catalog highlights the art, ideas, and technology of NEAT. Experience the exhibition through multimedia content—from artist interviews and provocative essays, to Jewish contextual interviews, and exhibition-related events.
In San Francisco, Closing the Gap Between Art and Tech, Hyperallergic
Top Ten 2015: San Francisco, art ltd. magazine
CJM: The Art of Spycraft, SF Weekly
Interview: Art Is For Everyone, A Discussion With Cecile Puretz Of The Contemporary Jewish Museum, SciArt in America
NEAT @ Contemporary Jewish Museum, Squarecylinder.com
The Convergence of Art and Technology at Contemporary Jewish Museum, The New Asterisk
NEAT—New Experiments in Art and Technology. Curated by Renny Pritikin, Art Business
Art and Tech Have a Really Cool Baby at San Francisco Museum, re/code
Not Just NEAT, 'New Experiments in Art and Technology' Delight, KQED
At Jewish Museum, tech is art and vise versa, San Francisco Chronicle
NEAT: Art and Tech Converge at Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF Weekly
Technology-driven artworks amaze in CJM's NEAT, San Francisco Examiner
review | NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology, eventseeker blog
NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, SFAQ
NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology, Culture Vulture
Art and Engineering Intersect in The Contemporary Jewish Museum's Exhibition, Hoodline
Art preview: Autumn offers the region many fine exhibits, The Sacramento Bee
Fall Arts Preview: Visual Art, San Francisco Chronicle
Fall exhibits 2015: Diebenkorn, Wegman, influential Japanese works coming to Bay Area exhibits, San Jose Mercury News
NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology is organized by The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Patron sponsorship has been provided by Suzanne and Elliott Felson and Alison Gelb Pincus and Mark Pincus. Supporting sponsorship has been provided by an Anonymous donor, the David Berg Foundation, New York, and Gaia Fund. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Media Sponsorship has been provided by KQED.
Major support for The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s exhibitions and Jewish Peoplehood Programs comes from the Koret Foundation.