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Berlin Biennale 8: The Gentleman's Guide to Tropical Photography   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Patrick Alan Banfield, Matts Leiderstam, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Slavs and Tatars, Carla Zaccagnini at Haus am Waldsee May 29th - August 3rd
Posted 5/29/14

Having read about the historical themes and ideas that curator Juan A. Gaitán chewed over while planning the 8th Berlin Biennale, I wondered if I was supposed to feel like some colonial explorer as I journeyed southwest towards Dahlem and into a Berlin kiez less travelled (by a peripheral fellow traveller of the Berlin art crowd, at least). Someone like Alexander von Humbolt, who undertook the first scientific exploration of South America and whose name is to appear on the controversial Humbolt... [more]

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory Art Meets Science - 2014  
Posted 2/15/14

Artists whose work reflects the intersection of science, art and the research interests of scientists at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) are invited to apply to participate in the third annual “Art Meets Science” exhibit at MDIBL. Applications due by March 15, 2014 for exhibit from July 1 -September 30. Artists with work in any medium are encouraged to apply. For more information and to obtain application forms, please visit www.mdibl.org/art_and_science or... [more]

Playing with Gray Matter   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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lotte geeven at P/////AKT September 21st, 2013 - October 20th, 2013
Posted 10/9/13

Conceived as half of a two-exhibition series titled A Matter of Sight and Light and Matter, Lotte Geeven's solo show at PAKT plays with the viewer’s perception, right off the bat. The most striking installation in the Zeeburg gallery is a series of stripes, ranging from black to white, which turn the banal chromatic shift of the venue's floor that occurs over the course of the day into something visible and discrete. Another work, this one sound-based, plays noises recorded by the artist dur... [more]

ECLOSION | a juried group exhibition of entomological art  
Posted 7/29/13

November 9 – December 1, 2013 Art.Science.Gallery. is pleased to announce our open call for a juried group exhibition inspired by the field of entomology (the study of insects). Eclosion - the act of an adult insect emerging from its pupal case – symbolizes Art.Science.Gallery.’s transformation from a pop-up gallery to a brick-and-mortar venue. Following our successful Join Our Evolution crowd-funding campaign in spring 2013, we are on track to open this fall with Eclosion as our o... [more]

The Phenomenology of Sugar   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Thomas Feuerstein at 401contemporary April 26th, 2013 - June 15th, 2013
Posted 5/16/13

Welcome to CANDYLAB. Walk amongst the sculpted molecular derivatives of glucose and color, and find and lose yourself in the plethora of sugared forms. Having opened on Berlin Gallery Weekend, Thomas Feuerstein’s solo show conflates the unlikely bedfellows of bound literature and boundless glucose. Entering into the gallery space, the viewer is treated to a mock construction of a Viennese apartment, a period setting punctuated with outlandish scientific contraptions and candy-coated canvases. ... [more]

Astronaut Performs David Bowies's Space Oddity While Orbiting the Earth  
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5/13/13 Posted 5/13/13

Tonight, a stunning cover of David Bowie's Haunting song Space Oddity was released from space by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. The imagery is stunning, reminiscent of the film Moon directed by David Bowie's son Duncan Jones. Sometimes life really does imitate art, even while orbiting earth in a tin capsule in space.    Find out more: Twitter Facebook Google+  With thanks to Emm Gryner, Joe Corcoran, Andrew Tidby and Evan Hadfield [more]

Observer Effect   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Jessica Hyatt, Steffani Jemison, Jochen Lempert, John O'Connor, Steve Roden, Jorinde Voigt at Gallery 400 January 18th, 2013 - March 9th, 2013
Posted 1/24/13

In science, the “observer effect” refers to the phenomenon that the act of observation itself changes the subject of observation. Quantum mechanics goes a step further and takes for granted that a system cannot be observed without also being changed. The solution is to consider the observer as part and parcel of the system. Observer Effect, curated by artist Carrie Gundersdorf and Gallery 400 director Lorelei Stewart, tests the hypothesis that artistic practices are analogous to scientific processes... [more]

The Weather Project 2011-2012  
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7/31/12 Posted 7/31/12

  “The Weather Project…is a perfect vehicle for me. It enables me to explore aspects of art, nature, and science and to direct my attention to the present moment in order to deepen my perception and my powers of observation."  I am a painter. I paint sky. I wonder at its beauty and am awed by its complexity. Observed changes in weather fronts, cloud formations, and shifts in light and color inform my work. Atmospheric conditions constantly change; countless, precise, invisible adjustments are ce... [more]

Physical Chemistry  
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12/2/10 Posted 12/2/10

Originally posted at It Cannot Be Trivial 07/30/2010 "Only two electrons can occupy an orbital." Sounds like advice a marriage counselor might give to a couple after having finished reading a biography of physicist Niels Bohr. How about if the counselor continued to say, "It is impossible to simultaneously, with arbitrary precision, specify the position and momentum of a particle." Wait you lost us. Are you saying that we need to focus on the bigger picture of our relationship and n... [more]

Multimedia Surgeon  
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4/25/09 Posted 4/25/09

Multimedia Surgeon The art of Peter Konsterlie Comments (1) Thursday, November 08, 2007By Mike Falcigno Promotional Photo Peter Konsterlie's endeavors on canvas and paper offer an eye-catching blend of painterly abstraction offset by bold Pop Art sensibilities. In addition to teaching painting classes to at-risk children at The Music and Arts Center for Humanity in Bridgeport, the Minnesota native Konsterlie, who's been living in the state since 2001, is also a professor of art history at t... [more]

Press Release  
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4/7/09 Posted 4/7/09

Simon Gallery is pleased to present Laura McClanahan in an exhibit opening Tuesday, April 21 and continuing through and Saturday, May 23, 2009. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, April 24, 6-8 p.m. This is Ms. McClanahan’s first solo exhibition at Simon Gallery.Laura McClanahan’s photography is an investigative study of the optical properties of water, glass and light. In her constructed worlds, she manipulates the mineral and through imposing surfaces and introducing filtered color, she wor... [more]

A Refreshing Scientific Approach   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 1/5/09

I am mildly envious of the science world. I am fascinated that, in their realm, absolute truths exist; like gravity and chemicals. I am always amazed and bewildered at their (whoever 'they' might be) confusion over the subjective nature of art. Therefore, when I stumbled over these photographs on the NewScientist website the other day, I was incredibly pleased that the two had fused and that the science world was celebrating things on aesthetic quality alone. Perhaps this favour should be retun... [more]

Katherine Dube: Apartment Therapy LA Local Spotlight  
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7/30/08 Posted 2/4/09

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/la/inspiration/local-spotlight-katherine-dubelos-angeles-058088   Ever wonder what to do with a blank wall? Artwork, shelf, nothing? Well, we've figured out what we want: one of these scultpures from Katherine Dube. We met Katherine at last week's designer meet up and were intrigued by the vases and vessels she showed us pictures of. A mix of ceramic and gold these are actual cups, that we suppose you could drink out of, but we like them for display. When we got home and checked out her site we were... [more]


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