Artist Search
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Stephen Vitiello  (20/21st century)

About: Stephen Vitiello


Examples of his work


Quick facts

Exhibits - current  




Book references

Magazine references pre-2007


Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
Buy and Sell: Stephen Vitiello
  For sale ads

Auction results*

  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  

Market Alert - Free

Lived/Active: New York/Virginia      Known for: audio-scripted sound

Login for full access
View AskART Services

*may require subscription

Available for Stephen Vitiello:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Stephen Vitiello)


Biographical information (Stephen Vitiello)


Book references (Stephen Vitiello)


Magazine references (Stephen Vitiello)


Museum references (Stephen Vitiello)


Auction records - upcoming / past (Stephen Vitiello)


Auction high record price (Stephen Vitiello)


Analysis of auction sales (Stephen Vitiello)


Discussion board entries (Stephen Vitiello)


Image examples of works (Stephen Vitiello)


Please send me Alert Updates for Stephen Vitiello (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
Frogs in Feedback, 2002
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
An artists "who fills empty gallery rooms with noises and hums rather than paintings and sculptures", Stephen Vitiello began his career as an audio artist in 1983 when he was a student at SUNY's Purchase College and was also in a rock band. He became focused on making sounds "that feel visual", and began by scripting sounds for other artists such as Tony Oursler and Nam June Piak.

A 1999 residency through Thundergulch, the new media division of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, gave him studio space on the 91st floor of the World Trade Center. He put microphones on the windows---"it was like an electronic microscope"---and he hooked up audio cables so that he could hear sounds inside and outside. From this, he made a work titled "World Trade Center Recordings: Winds After Hurricane Floyd", and the piece had even more meaning after 911.

Vitiello teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University and shows his work in New York. He suggests a narrative by "collaging sounds", layering chirping of birds, people's voices, sirens and gunshots. He has also traveled to the Amazon, recording sounds of the rain forest and the chant of tribesmen.

Barbara Pollack, 'Feel the Noise', "ARTnews", November 2004, p. 127

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists