Lovely Weather, The End of Astronomy and the need for ArtSci Socio-Economic indicators

by Roger F Malina  |  January 2, 2011 In preparing for last year’s US National Science Foundation/National Endowment of the Arts workshop, I was forced to articulate the best case for why it would be a good thing for society to encourage more collaboration between artists and scientists, see http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?p=4093. I found it impossible to quantify …

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Lecture posted: Frank J. Malina and Gyorgy Kepes

Here is the Keynote Lecture from “The Pleasure of Light exhibition and conference, a collaboration between the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study, The French Institute Budapest and the Ludwig Museum- Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest. The exhibition and conference presents the pioneering interdisciplinary concepts of György Kepes and Frank J. …

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Kepes and Malina : Some personal observations on Theory and Praxis (First Draft)

by Roger F Malina When Nina Czegledy and Rona Kopeczky proposed to me their exhibition on Gyorgy Kepes and my father Frank Malina, I was immediately interested. It seemed a natural coupling of two men of the same era, eastern European backgrounds, both were survivors of the same world war and with over-lapping passions. Both …

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