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Explode every day : an inquiry into the phenomena of wonder

Author: Denise Markonish
Publisher: Munich : MASS MoCA and DelMonico Books/Prestel, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Harnessing the idea of wonder as a thematic metaphor, the exhibition features both existing and new works by twenty-three international artists, each touching on certain facets of wonder, including: the perceptual/visionary, the technological/scientific, the philosophical/meditative, time/cosmos, and illusion/fear."--MoCA website.

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Markonish
ISBN: 9783791355658 3791355651
OCLC Number: 1133661851
Notes: Minimal Level Cataloging Plus.
Description: 336 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Joseph C. Thompson --
Introduction : Like two black holes colliding / Denise Markonish --
Unknown unknowns : an inquiry into wonder, the rainbow, and the aesthetics of every day experiences / Denise Markonish --
Negotiating wonder / Sean Foley --
Wonder, wondrous, wondering... / Jill Tarter --
Still I wonder / Stefan Sagmeister --
Faith and the cultured despisers of the possible / Steven Holmes --
On wonder / Robin Ince --
Dark wonder : belowness, or the ineffable underground / Barbara Maria Stafford --
On the Guinness Book of Records / Sam Green --
The thing itself / Maria Popova --
Exuberance : the passion for life / Kay Redfield Jamison --
After a rain ; Argot ; Glory ; The day ; Fireworks ; Peridot ; Timberland ; Perpetually attempting to soar / Mary Ruefle --
In conversation with Lawrence Weschler.
Responsibility: Denise Markonish and Sean Foley.


This book is a clarion call to artists, writers, and scientists to explore their willingness to wonder and drive to discover.  Read more...


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