Triangulation

Bahar Yurukoglu

These wonderfully vibrant creations by Bahar Yurukoglu , titled Plexiberg, and Waterfall are actually video projections combined with reflective plexiglass to produce a juicy rectilinear display of color.  It’s wonderfully abstract but also digestible, using fundamental building blocks such as color and light to generate a new perspective.  They are accompanied by the sound of …

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Seascapes by Hiroshi Sugimoto

“Seascapes” by Hiroshi Sugimoto may appear at first glance as monochromatic paint on canvas, but they are actually a photographic series by the famed Japanese artist.  The photographs are on gelatin silver prints.  They remind us of Mark Rothko’s meditative acrylic paintings, and in fact were presented in an exhibition at Pace, London side by …

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Christian Herdeg

For nearly 40 years Zurich based artist Christian Herdeg has spearheaded the medium of light art in a search for an aesthetic function beyond mere impression.  He trained to be a professional cinematographer and lighting technician before he turned to the visual arts.  In the late 70’s he began working with light to showcase vibrant …

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Desmond Paul Henry

British artist Desmond Paul Henry (1921-2004) is regarded as a pioneer of computer art.  He constructed a total of three mechanical drawing machines (in 1960, ’63, and ’67) by repurposing components from analog bomb-sight computers.  A fourth and fifth machine was produced in 1984 and 2002 from a mechanical pendulum design.  None of the machines …

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_playGnd by Nick Briz

Chicago-based new media artist Nick Briz is interested in working with present-day technology while critically examining its multifacetedness.  As an educator and organizer, he believes there is a lot to “celebrate and criticize about the digital ecosystem we’re all living in” and are becoming increasingly dependent on. He doesn’t just work with technology but uses …

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