Art

Gregg Dunn: Neuroscience Painting

1. Cerebellar Lobe

Gregg Dunn, neuroscientist, is a lover of Japanese Edo scroll and screen painting. He discovered that the elegant forms of neurons in our brains can be painted expressively in the ‘sumi-e’ style. Neurons may be tiny in scale, but they clearly posess the same beauty seen in traditional forms of far eastern minimalist painting traditions. Dunn offers a unique persepective to our ‘skull tissues’ of neurons, glial flares, hippocampus, the cortex, synapses, and ganglion. Take a look.

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Clive Cooper: Watermelon Sculptor!

An artist has to find expression, whatever be the medium. Art enthusiast, and now rather well known sculptor Clive Cooper makes his living as a full-time government clerk out of Vancouver, Canada, where he pursues sculpting as a hobby and as a means to supplement his income by providing his sculptures for weddings and parties. Halloween as one would expect, is always a busy time for him. Working with a remarkably difficult and ephemeral medium, he makes short work of it. Take a look.

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Street Art I

I have always regarded ‘street art’ with a great deal of respect, primarily because it does not seek a gallery audience, is embalmed with a ‘guerillaesque’ spirit, creates ‘beauty’ in ‘ugliness’, has ‘transformative’ and metamorphic goals, is skeptical and irreverent, and mostly, the creators seek anonymity. So unlike the art-market gallery space.

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