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Into The Fold

by James Loks
I don’t know if anyone else has seen the YouTube animation that explains the ten dimensions of the physical world, as predicted by the theoretical framework of M- or String theory. It’s quite confusing. However, one of the ideas it introduces is that at certain points the shift from one dimension to the next is achieved by folding that dimension through into the next (in similar fashion to how one would fold a piece of paper into a Mobius strip). This is the process that allows a being to exist in a lower dimension (for example us in the third). Another factoid, that may or may no... [more]
Posted by James Loks on 3/12/14
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Damien Hirst, The Complete Spot Paintings

by Frances Guerin
When I walked into Gagosian Gallery’s recently opened Paris space, one street back from the city’s most imposing shopping stretch, the Champs Élysées, I felt as though I had come home. In the light drenched space, made brighter by the gallery’s clean white walls, I was surrounded by paintings. And they are paintings that, for me, demonstrate contemporary art at its most brilliant and exciting. Here, on the pulse of the tourist hub, a stone’s throw from the Élyssée Palace is the Paris episode of Damien Hirst’s global extravaganza: Damien Hirst, The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011. I am completely... [more]
Posted by Frances Guerin on 2/23/12