Arts

The New Landscape: Experiments in Light by Gyorgy Kepes

When

July 24, 2014 – November 17, 2014
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Happening every day.
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Where

Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive
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Contact via phone

723-4177

This event is open to:
Everyone

Admission
Free

Event Details:

This exhibition explores the question of art’s relevance in a scientific age through the work of Hungarian-born American artist, designer, and visual theorist Gyorgy Kepes (1906–2001). Forty-five panels depict what Kepes, associated with Germany’s Bauhaus and Chicago’s New Bauhaus, called the “new landscape” of scientific imagery—microscopic minerals, cellular patterns, and tissue fibers—as well as Kepes’s own experiments with camera-less photographic techniques. The exhibition is one of the first projects resulting from a $500,000 grant awarded to the Cantor and the Department of Art & Art History from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to facilitate research conducted by Stanford Ph.D. candidates on the Cantor’s collection.

Admission Info

Open Wed-Sun 11am - 5pm, Thursdays until 8pm; admission is free. CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY. After September 21 closed Monday.

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