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Topological Diagrams

Topological Diagrams

Gregory Minissale While the novice senses a beautiful idea the imperial astronomer elaborates a vision of a celestial physics come down to earth in the form of music. The notion of the music of the spheres, passed down from Plato to Pythagoras, Boethius and Kepler, continues to pattern the imagination and various artistic practices that snag its rhythms and proportions. Yet it is rhythm that is more fundamental than music; it travels across unbounded...

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Thoughts on Susan Giles’ Scenic Overlook

Thoughts on Susan Giles’ Scenic Overlook

Allison Peters Quinn Spires, arches, and architectural fragments define the language through which interdisciplinary artist Susan Giles communicates our technology-driven worldview. She makes sculptures, installations, and video work to examine our relationship to known architecture and geographic locations: how we identify with the two and how the two tend to define us. Often reducing the scale of monumental or historic buildings to a model, the souvenir-size and generalized features of her sculptures suggest such...

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