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Venet, Bernar
Astrophysics (SMS 6) Astrophysics (SMS 6)
1968 1968

Bernar Venet became well known in the 1960s for his amorphous installations made by piling up loose gravel or asphalt and “industrial paintings” from cardboard reliefs or tar. He also makes equation paintings, which, like the math presented here, are more abstract than abstract art. Eschewing the feeling and utility sought by the Suprematist and Constructivist varieties of abstraction respectively, Venet revels in the impenetrability (for most) of equations. This record features a voice reciting findings on “Infrared Polarization of the Infrared Star in Cygnus.”._

 
Venet, Bernar
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, France 1941 Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, France 1941
Astrophysics (SMS 6) Astrophysics (SMS 6)
1968 1968
Audio recording on vinyl record, graph paper folder Audio recording on vinyl record, graph paper folder
height: 17.30 cm; 6.81 in.
Purchase, George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund, 1989 Purchase, George Taylor Richardson Memorial Fund, 1989
32-026.73

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