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Henderson, Linda Dalrymple 1948-

Overview
Works: 39 works in 114 publications in 4 languages and 2,866 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Exhibition catalogs  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, zxx, Editor
Classifications: N6490, 701.8
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Most widely held works by Linda Dalrymple Henderson
The fourth dimension and non-Euclidean geometry in modern art by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this groundbreaking study, first published in 1983 and unavailable for over a decade, Linda Dalrymple Henderson demonstrates that two concepts of space beyond immediate perception - the curved spaces of non-Euclidean geometry and, most important, a higher, fourth dimension of space - were central to the development of modern art. The possibility of a spatial fourth dimension suggested that our world might be merely a shadow or section of a higher dimensional existence. That iconoclastic idea encouraged radical innovation by a variety of early twentieth-century artists, ranging from French Cubists, Italian Futurists, and Marcel Duchamp, to Max Weber, Kazimir Malevich, and the artists of De Stijl and Surrealism. In an extensive new Reintroduction, Henderson surveys the impact of interest in higher dimensions of space in art and culture from the 1950s to 2000. Although largely eclipsed by relativity theory beginning in the 1920s, the spatial fourth dimension experienced a resurgence during the later 1950s and 1960s. In a remarkable turn of events, it has returned as an important theme in contemporary culture in the wake of the emergence in the 1980s of both string theory in physics (with its ten- or eleven-dimensional universes) and computer graphics. Henderson demonstrates the importance of this new conception of space for figures ranging from Buckminster Fuller, Robert Smithson, and the Park Place Gallery group in the 1960s to Tony Robbin and digital architect Marcos Novak. -- Publishers website
Duchamp in context : science and technology in the Large glass and related works by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1912 and 1918, Marcel Duchamp made hundreds of notes in preparation for the execution of his major work, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (1915-23), also known as the Large Glass. Considering these notes to be as important as the Glass itself, Duchamp published three sets during his lifetime - 178 notes in all. But since his death in 1968, more than 100 further notes about the work have been discovered and published
Fourfield : computers, art & the 4th dimension by Tony Robbin( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and French and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although a fascination with the fourth dimension and the search for ways of depicting it have engaged artists for more than a century, only the computer makes such depiction truly possible. Using the computer as a tool, painter and sculptor Tony Robbin has devoted his life as an artist to this quest. Fourfield is both a record of that quest and an eloquent testament to the value of its fulfillment. The understanding and appreciation of space as presented in works of art have changed over the centuries, and Robbin suggests that the time is ripe for our perception of space to undergo another radical shift. He makes clear that "seeing" space in three dimensions is merely a culturally based assumption, no more and no less valid than apprehending space in any other way. This realization frees us to understand space much as a computer might--as fluid, ever changing, and dynamic. It has also freed Robbin to create exhilarating and amazing works, derived from his original blending of art, science, and mathematics. Fourfield is a firsthand account of the artist's visual, intellectual, and philosophical evolution, which has taken him from paintings in a traditional two-dimensional format to those in which rods extending from the canvas and the shadows they produce present a visual experience of four dimensions. Most recently, Robbin has created sculpture that incorporates quasicrystals ("crystals" made up of nonrepeating patterns) and whose appearance varies with the viewer's position and the orientation of light. This experimentation is suggesting startling new directions in architecture as well. To assist the reader in comprehending this seemingly magical world, Fourfield comes with an image of a pattern of four-dimensional cubes, known as hypercubes, and special glasses through which to view it. Also included is an order form for a diskette containing a number of the computer programs developed by Robbin as he explored the world of computers and art. Written with a voice of eloquence and clarity for anyone interested in art, science, mathematics, computers, or philosophy, Fourfield is, however, not for the timid. Just as Douglas Hofstadter's Godel, Escher, Bach and Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance altered their readers' perceptions, readers of Fourfield will find their way of seeing the world changed forever
From energy to information : representation in science and technology, art, and literature( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers an innovative examination of the interactions of science and technology, art, and literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Scholars in the history of art, literature, architecture, computer science, and media studies focus on five historical themes in the transition from energy to information: thermodynamics, electromagnetism, inscription, information theory, and virtuality. Different disciplines are grouped around specific moments in the history of science and technology in order to sample the modes of representation invented or adapted by each field in response to newly developed scientific concepts and models. By placing literary fictions and the plastic arts in relation to the transition from the era of energy to the information age, this collection of essays discovers unexpected resonances among concepts and materials not previously brought into juxtaposition. In particular, it demonstrates the crucial centrality of the theme of energy in modernist discourse. Overall, the volume develops the scientific and technological side of the shift from modernism to postmodernism in terms of the conceptual crossover from energy to information." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0710/2002070594-d.html
Reimagining space : the Park Place Gallery Group in 1960s New York by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artist, "the fourth dimension," and non-Euclidean geometry 1900-1930 : a romance of many dimensions [with] volume II: illustrations by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean Fleming : paintings 1992-2004 by Dean Fleming( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tramas de Penélope : contendo 70 fac-símiles : Desenhos/Projetos : Instalações/Esculturas = Penelope's mesh : Drawings/Projects : Installations/Sculptures, 1969-2004 by Regina Vater( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognized internationally for her involvement with the Brazilian production of visual arts and the strong connection with exponents of Concretism the country, Regina Vater pioneered the production of art spaces in Brazil - the first was in 1970, in Praia da Joatinga. Since then ecology, has been her motivation, even before it became central theme that took on the public agenda. Ecology is the leitmotiv of Penelope's Mesh, with references to fauna and flora, as in the drawing at Raining Rose, inspired by Tom Jobim. The present edition contains 70 facsimiles of her initial drawings created in waiting rooms environments: vestibules of medical offices or airports between 1969 and 2004 for her later projects, installations and sculptures. Regina Valter briefly experimented with the neo-concretism movement of her friend Hlio Oiticica and with the concrete poetry of Augusto de Campos
Kandinsky, Malewitsch, Mondrian : Der weisse Abgrund Unendlichkeit = The infinite white abyss by Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany)( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der weiße, freie Abgrund, die Unendlichkeit liegt vor uns' beschrieb Kasimir Malewitsch 1919 seinen Einsatz der Farbe Weiß als monochromem Bildgrund in der "suprematistischen Malerei", als Fläche vor der seine geometrischen Formen schwerelos zu schweben scheinen. Für Wassily Kandinsky war die gesetzte weiße Fläche in seinen expressiven Abstraktionen die alles entscheidende Öffnung des Bildraums, durch welche die Komplexität der Welt synästhetisch widergespiegelt werden und so den Naturwissenschaften zeitgleich die Kunst zur Seite gestellt werden sollte. Piet Mondrian schließlich suchte in der Abbildung mathematischer Aufgabenstellungen nach universellen Harmonien hinter den sichtbaren Phänomenen. Seine Erprobungen der Nichtfarbe Weiß in einer Struktur schwarzer Linien zusammen mit farbigen Flächen bildet ein "neoplastisches System", das frei von jeder Abbildfunktion in die Geschichte der Malerei eingegangen ist. Diesen drei Künstlern, die als die prominentesten Pioniere der Avantgarde wie der Abstraktion im 20. Jahrhundert gelten, widmet die Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen nun anlässlich der Quadriennale 2014 mit ausgewählten Hauptwerken erstmals eine attraktive Zusammenschau zum vielschichtigen Thema der weißen Flächen, die das Buch minutiös nachzeichnet. Dabei wird die Frage der Materialität und Immaterialität der Farbe Weiß auch im Spiegel neuester Forschungsergebnisse aus der Restaurierung diskutiert. Das führt zu überraschenden Antworten, die separat nochmals Eingang finden. Sind also Kunst, Wissenschaft und Para-Religionen in der Farbe Weiß eine Verbindung zwischen physischer und metaphysischer Welt eingegangen, hat sie als Symbol einer zukünftigen Welt fungieren sollen? Exhibition: K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (5.4.-6.7.2014)
X rays and the quest for invisible reality in the art of Kupka, Duchamp, and the Cubists by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysticism and occultism in modern art( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysticism as the 'tie that binds' : the case of Edward Carpenter and modernism by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian Futurism and "The Fourth Dimension" by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new facet of cubism : the fourth dimension and non-euclidian geometry reinterpreted by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Picabia, radiometers, and X-rays in 1913 by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Tinguely : useless machines and mechanical performers, 1955-1970 by Stephanie Hanor( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die moderne Kunst und das Unsichtbare : die verborgenen Wellen und Dimensionen des Okkultismus und der Wissenschaften by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing modern art and science( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-dimensional space or space-time? : the emergence of the Cubism-Relativity myth in New York in the 1940s by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourteenth of july by Roger de La Fresnaye by Linda Dalrymple Henderson( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The fourth dimension and non-Euclidean geometry in modern art
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Duchamp in context : science and technology in the Large glass and related worksFrom energy to information : representation in science and technology, art, and literature