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Helicone Kinetic Sculpture

According to its designer, John Edmark's Helicone is a kinetic sculpture that amplifies "our awareness of the sometimes tenuous relationship between facts and perception.” Inspired by nature and based on the Fibonacci numbers, Helicone packs some pretty unexpected behavior into what appears to be a fairly simple object. Utilizing 38 pieces of excruciatingly precise laser-cut wood, unique internal mechanisms, and a brass tube, Helicone completely transforms at the twist of your hand…

Defining beauty the body in ancient Greek art .Major exhibition focusing on the human body.The remarkable works of art in the exhibition range from abstract simplicity of prehistoric figurines to breathtaking realism in the age of Alexander the Great. These works continued to inspire artists for hundreds of years, giving form to thought and shaping our own perceptions of ourselves.'The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.' - Aristole

ROMAN SCULPTURE 1ST CE Aristotle, philosopher, teacher of Alexander the Great, (384-332 BCE). Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze. Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome, Italy

Aristotle, head of Roman statue (marble), copy after Hellenistic original, 1st century AD (original 4th c. BC), (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna).