The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

Crystal World: Introduction

Perry, Gillian (2011). Crystal World: Introduction. The Royal Society, The Royal Society.

URL: http://royalsociety.org/events/2011/crystal-world/
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

This essay is the Introduction to an exhibition catalogue 'Crystal World', held at the Royal Society in July-October, 2011. The exhibition was curated by Gill Perry. The essay explores modern artists' fascination with crystals and shows how different artists have been inspired in different ways by these complex , transient chemical processes and their aesthetic possibilities. It consdiers some of the metaphorical and literal associations of crystals, and varous explorations of their real and imaginary possibilities in both art and science.
The exhibition featured the work of artists Ackroyd and Harvey, Hubert Duprat amd Michelle Charles.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Author, 2011 The Royal Society
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetThe Royal Society
Not SetNot SetThe Open University
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 30892
Depositing User: Gillian Perry
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 15:09
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:04
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30892
Share this page:

Actions (login may be required)

View Item
Report issue / request change

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk