At the Lightning Field

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At the Lightning Field

At the Lightning Field By Laura Raicovich At the Lightning Field Walter De Maria s Lightning Field is stainless steel poles positioned feet apart in the desert of central New Mexico Over the course of several visits it becomes for Raicovich a site for

  • Title: At the Lightning Field
  • Author: Laura Raicovich
  • ISBN: 9781566894661
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Paperback
  • At the Lightning Field By Laura Raicovich Walter De Maria s Lightning Field is 400 stainless steel poles, positioned 220 feet apart, in the desert of central New Mexico Over the course of several visits, it becomes, for Raicovich, a site for confounding and revealing perceptions of time, space, duration, and light how changeable they are, while staying the same.From At the Lightning Field Chaos and coincidenceWalter De Maria s Lightning Field is 400 stainless steel poles, positioned 220 feet apart, in the desert of central New Mexico Over the course of several visits, it becomes, for Raicovich, a site for confounding and revealing perceptions of time, space, duration, and light how changeable they are, while staying the same.From At the Lightning Field Chaos and coincidences of history Edward Lorenz was a meteorologist at MIT in the early 1960s Looking for a devil in the detail of meteorological data, he was trying to forecast global weather patterns creating forecasting models that would later be applied toeconomics and financial analysis Complicated sets of equations, sometimes arbitrary webs of information, measurements of initial conditions churned through a primitive computer The machine was named the Royal McBee.Laura Raicovich works as President and Executive Director of The Queens Museum She is the author of A Diary of Mysterious Difficulties, a book based on Viagra and Cialis spam Publication Studio and is an editor of Assuming Boycott Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production O R Books.
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    1. Vendela on said:

      For parts of this I was distracted, but for other parts I felt like I walked in the desert of New Mexico with her I ve never seen the art work this is based on but I could see it in her lines, the way she writes you there.

    2. Juliana Philippa on said:

      A beautifully written book or essay Lyrical, like one long poem.Like Lorenz s butterfly, calculus can provide a method to visualize the process of remembering to take a moment and break it down, dismantle time, locate the points that accumulate to create a curve, a series of memories.The vocabulary of the discipline alludes to a lyric narrative sine,cosine,tangent.Each moment remembered constitutes a point on the curve The voids between points map the incompleteness of recollection No memory can [...]

    3. Linda on said:

      This is a lovely ekphrastic lyrical essay about an installation by Walter De Maria in the desert of New Mexico called The Lightning Field, the kind of thing that just makes you wonder what its purpose is four hundred steel poles embedded in the ground, 220 feet apart in a grid one mile by one kilometer and six meters square It is said that they could evenly support an imaginary sheet of glass This slight volume chronicles Raicovich s trips to the site, four trips in all over five years What firs [...]

    4. John on said:

      This small book captures how the mind takes the empty and sparse, and fills it with attention to small details and linkages to theories, creating content than is there, developing a misplaced chaotic intensity to regular patterns Is it any wonder that some of the most memorable natural scenes aren t those full of the disordered complexity of teeming life, but instead spare and sublime, but lifeless, rock formations, as we relate their grand simplicity and scope to our own scale instead of tackl [...]

    5. Katharine on said:

      A slim but powerful primer on viewership, At the Lightning Field is as enlightening as it is pleasurable to read Laura Raicovich is in the business of complicating what it means to engage with a work of art, and as she describes her exploration of The Lightning Field she draws on the wide ranging influences that informed her experience, situating the work within a rich matrix of natural, scientific, and cultural activators Generous and nimbly wrought, At the Lightning Field is a model for what r [...]

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