Posts Tagged: Abstract art

Helping The One-Percenters – The 99% Do Their Best

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Robert Smithson,  Dead Tree, 1969 (Destroyed. Reconstruction at the 2015 Venice Biennale).  *      

 

‘“When you look at the issues facing society now – whether it’s health care, climate change, terrorism, energy – these are the kids who have the most potential to solve these problems,” says David Lubinski, professor of psychology in Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. “These are the kids we’d do well to bet on.”’
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Is That de Kooning A Joke?

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The Nobel prize-winning chemist Harold Kroto, in a lecture he gave in the British Library in 2006 asserted that all science started with art, with forms and shapes, and seeking balance and symmetry.

A recent research report  from Simon Fraser University professor Travis  Proulx claimed that abstract art is less threatening than absurd (surrealist) art, Read More »