Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing
  • Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing
  • Lecture
  • 3/26/2014
  • 19:00-20:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Spencer Museum of Art
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Exhibitions
Event Description
Artists and scientists tend to think of their ways of probing the world as distinctly different. Such was not always the case. In the spirit of the Spencer's exhibition James Turrell: Gard Blue, longtime New Yorker writer Lawrence Weschler-Emeritus Director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU and author of Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder and Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences-explores this subject, with side-discussions on artists David Hockney and (Turrell's fellow Light and Space master) Robert Irwin, subjects of two of his most recent biographies. This is a qualifying event in History of Art for students seeking Arts Engagement Certification.