Chip Lord

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Chip Lord is a multimedia artist and educator based in San Francisco. Lord trained as an architect (MArch Tulane University, 1968) and was a partner in Ant Farm (1968-1978). With Ant Farm he produced video art classics Media Burn and the Eternal Frame, as well as public sculpture, Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo Texas and the House of the Century. He is a media artist whose documentary and experimental works have been widely shown in museums around the world. Lord is Professor Emeritus in Film & Digital Media at the University of California Santa Cruz and lives in San Francisco.

Exhibited Work

Media Burn storyboard, 1975

Reproduction copy
25” x 37” framed
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Media Burn postcards (5), no date

Offset lithograph
3.5” x 5.5”
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Ant Farm Redux

no date
Poster
12” x 16”
Offset lithograph
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Lead Foot tee shirt

no date
Ink on cotton
13” x 13” framed
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Media Burn tee shirt (BAM/PFA edition)

2004
Ink on cotton
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Media Burn tee shirt (Fotofolio edition)

1998
Ink on cotton
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Media Burn logo labels (4)

1975
Logo designed by Curtis Schreier
3” x 3”
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier
Postcard diptych (2 versions)
1975/1985
Mounted plexiglass
6.5” x 8.75”
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

Ant Farm

2004
Produced for BAM/PFA exhibition ‘Ant Farm 1968-1978’ (2004)
DVD
Courtesy of Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier

About this Article

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