Doris Chase | Moving Image

Doris Totten Chase (1923-2008) was a bi-coastal artist - engaged in and well recognized in New York City for her groundbreaking video and film projects, and equally regarded in Seattle for her paintings, woodworks, and sculptures, large and small. Her life was memorable, her work was groundbreaking, and her public art is enduring. ArtsWA, the Washington State Arts Council, recognized Doris Chase as one of its most pre-eminent artists. Here, we see some of the images from her video projects using techniques that were groundbreaking on their time.

embed Doris Chase | Circles I 1969
embed Doris Chase | Circles II 1971
embed Doris Chase | Dance Seven 1975
embed Doris Chase | Variation Two 1978
embed Doris Chase | Jessica Hagedorn and the Gangster Choir 1983