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Exploring the invisible : art, science, and the spiritual / Lynn Gamwell.

  • Gamwell, Lynn, 1943-
[2002], ©2002
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Princeton, N.J. : Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2002], ©2002.

Physical description

344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm



Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-332) and index.


Foreword: Science as the artist's muse / by Neil deGrasse Tyson -- Introduction -- Art in pursuit of the absolute: romanticism -- Adopting a scientific worldview -- The French art of observation: a cool rejection of Darwin -- German and Russian art of the absolute: a warm embrace of Darwin -- Loving and loathing science at the fin de siècle -- Looking inward: art and the human mind -- Wordless music and abstract art -- The culmination of Newton's clockwork universe -- Einstein's space-time universe -- Abstract art with a cosmic perspective -- Surrealist science -- The atomic sublime -- The disunity of nature: postmodern art, science, and the spiritual.


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