Arizona State University Art Museum

Tempe, AZ

602-965-2757

http://asuam.fa.asu.edu/



 

Screenshots: Jon Haddock

September 2 - November 4, 2000

 

A series of drawings from an isometric perspective, in the style of a computer game, are the new body of work in Jon Haddock's exhibition "Screenshots." The subject of each drawing is the image, or images, that created a popular cultural event. Historical events like the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel are used interchangeably with fictionalized events like the death of Fredo scene from "The Godfather: Part II," questioning the role and influence of the image in today's technology-driven society.

"Screenshots" is a project by Jon Haddock for the exhibition "No Absolutes." "No Absolutes" includes the work of regional artists Robert Adams (Phoenix), Connie Arismendi (Texas), Colin Cook (Southern California), Kim Cridler (Tempe), Luis Gutierrez (Texas), Jon Haddock (Tempe), Leslie Hill and Helen Paris (Tempe and London), Craig Smith (Phoenix), and Joe Willie Smith (Phoenix). (left: Jon Haddock, The Lorraine Motel, digital c-print, 24 x 31.5 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Jon Haddock received his BFA from Arizona State University in 1986 and went on to receive an MFA and MA from the University of Iowa. He has recently exhibited at Roberts and Tilton in Los Angeles, Rena Bransten in San Francisco and Howard House in Seattle.

Read more about the Arizona State University Art Museum in Resource Library Magazine

Please click on thumbnail images bordered by a red line to see enlargements.

Links to sources of information outside of our web site are provided only as referrals for your further consideration. Please use due diligence in judging the quality of information contained in these and all other web sites. Information from linked sources may be inaccurate or out of date. TFAO neither recommends or endorses these referenced organizations. Although TFAO includes links to other web sites, it takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, nor exerts any editorial or other control over them. For more information on evaluating web pages see TFAO's General Resources section in Online Resources for Collectors and Students of Art History.


This page was originally published in Resource Library Magazine. Please see Resource Library's Overview section for more information. rev. 3/23/11

Search Resource Library for thousands of articles and essays on American art.

Copyright 2011 Traditional Fine Arts Organization, Inc., an Arizona nonprofit corporation. All rights reserved.