Motion, Duration, Illumination

Light Space Modulator

[video src=] ‘Electrical motors in Moholy Nagy’s Light Space Modulator, set the shiny steel sculpture in motion while electrical illumination in the gallery reflected light off it and into its surroundings.  Light Prop for an Electric Stage, as the artist refered to it, not only pushes the temporal dimension of art but expands its spa

Vladimir BONACIC G.F.E.

“One of the most interesting aspects of this work [in Galois fields] is the demonstration of the different visual appearance of the patterns resulting from the polynomials that had not been noted b

Horse in Motion

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Gare Saint Lazare

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Modern Times

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Milk Drop Coronet

What the scientist knows as Surface Tension is a sculptor in liquids, and fashions from them delicate shapes none the less beautiful because they are too ephemeral for any eye but that of the high-speed camera.

In the 1930s, Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton synchronized a camera’s shutter with a  high-intensity electronic flash unit, which enabled significantly faster shutter speeds as in Milk Drop Coronet (BW, 1936, color image left, 1957.


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Footage of James Seawright’s work “Orbits” strung together

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Igloo di Giap

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Video Flag Y

“Video Flag is an important example of Paik’s more recent work composed of a series of sculptural television constructions or walls of TVs.