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May 2009 Blog Posts (7)

Science & Art - Reality - Proof & Perception

Earlier I used to wonder why there are different parameters in Science & Art to judge a "GOOD" work. Now, I feel, these are the reasons for the differences:

In Science, a person is treated good & given importance & respect based on his "work" irrespective of his age or experience. Because all scientific work can be proved & all scientific theories can stand the tests of scrutiny. Science is based on proof & reality.

However, in Art a person is treated good in a… Continue

Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on May 31, 2009 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

how do i go about pricing my paintings

i need to know how do i price my paintings ??

Added by Chandan Rao on May 29, 2009 at 11:51am — 1 Comment

Creaticity Springs from a Choreogrphed set of of Mental Events- From Seed Magazine May 2009

FROM JACKSON POLLOCK TO JOHN COLTRANE — HOW CREATIVITY SPRINGS FROM A CHOREOGRAPHED SET OF MENTAL EVENTS.







Al Kooper didn’t know what to play. He’d told some half-truths to get into Bob Dylan’s recording session — the musicians were working on some song tentatively titled “Like A Rolling Stone” — and Kooper had been assigned the Hammond organ. There was only one problem: Kooper didn’t play the organ. He was a guitarist.



The first takes were predictably… Continue

Added by Frank Shifreen on May 26, 2009 at 8:15am — 1 Comment

Biocentrism- key to Understanding the Universe- Discover Magazine May 2009

How we understand the Universe is how we understand art-Frank



Adapted from Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe, by Robert Lanza with Bob Berman, published by BenBella Books in May 2009.

The farther we peer into space, the more we realize that the nature of the universe cannot be understood fully by inspecting spiral galaxies or watching distant supernovas. It lies deeper. It involves our very selves.

This… Continue

Added by Frank Shifreen on May 20, 2009 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

German Venus oldest piece of Figurative Art ( From Cosmos Magazine- one of many sources)

News · Ancient worlds · Society & Culture

News

German 'Venus' oldest piece of figurative art

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Agence France-Presse



Fertility icon: The Venus, carved in ivory but turned a reddish brown by millennia spent in clayey silt, comprises six fragments recovered last September.

Credit: Nicholas Conard/AFP







PARIS: She's six centimetres tall, with breasts that make Dolly Parton look flat-chested – and, at more than 35,000… Continue

Added by Frank Shifreen on May 20, 2009 at 10:12am — No Comments

Article from Smithsonian- Forensic Astronomer solves Fine Art Puzzles

Forensic Astronomer Solves Fine Arts Puzzles



Astrophysicist Don Olson breaks down the barriers between science and art by analyzing literature and paintings from the past



By Jennifer Drapkin and Sarah Zielinski

Smithsonian magazine, April 2009

In painter Edvard Munch's Girls on the Pier, three women lean against a railing facing a body of water in which houses are reflected. A peach-colored orb appears in the sky, but, curiously, casts no reflection in the water.… Continue

Added by Frank Shifreen on May 19, 2009 at 1:08pm — 1 Comment

Art World's obsession with science is reaching ridiculous proportions!

An increasing number of artists are choosing science as their themes. That is okay. But if it becomes an obsession & reaches ridiculous proportions? Here is an example:



A curator of an exhibition in New york aims to spark a debate over the idea that plastic surgery is ART! He gives the example of rhinoplasty, the surgery of nose reconstruction, where he thinks artistic skill & certain amount of creativity is necessary to give people perfect noses! The exhibition, titled "I AM… Continue

Added by Dr. Krishna Kumari Challa on May 4, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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