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Exhibition Detail
From Zero to Infinity: The Story of Everything
Curated by: Tyson Gaskill, Andrew Wulf
3550 Trousdale Parkway
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089


September 3rd, 2009 - December 13th, 2009
Opening: 
September 3rd, 2009 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Problema X, Victor Raphael, Clayton SpadaVictor Raphael, Clayton Spada, Problema X,
2009, digital composition
© Victor Raphael and Clayton Spada
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.usc.edu/libraries
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
EMAIL:  
gaskill@usc.edu
PHONE:  
213-740-2070
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
USC Libraries
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
USC (University of Southern California)
TAGS:  
alchemy, library, science, digital
> DESCRIPTION

The USC Libraries present The Story of Everything, an exhibition of original artwork by Southern California artists Victor Raphael and Clayton Spada. The artists explore the intersections of astronomy, Kabbalism, evolution, geometry, and countless other subjects. Like latter-day alchemists, they transmute a diverse selection of visual materials into rich, multilayered perspectives on the nature of the universe.

Complementing Raphael and Spada's digital artworks, the libraries present Notes from the Story of Everything, an exhibition of rare books and other materials from our special collections that partly inspired their creative journey. These items continue the artists' explorations of eternal questions—creation and destruction, harmony and strife, infinity and void—that define our existence.

The opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, September 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. It features remarks by Dean Catherine Quinlan of the USC Libraries and artists Victor Raphael and Clayton Spada. RSVP at www.usc.edu/esvp (code: ARTSCIENCE).


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