Discover the connections between the scientific and artistic revolutions of the early twentieth century with this groundbreaking exhibition, which reveals how artists responded to scientific advances with bold new forms of creative expression.Read full description
Barbara Hepworth: Project for Wood and Strings, Trezion II, 1959; oil, gesso, pencil on board; 14 7/8 x 21 1/8 in.; Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts; gift of Richard S. Zeisler (Class of 1937). © Bowness.
Helen Lundeberg: Microcosm and Macrocosm, 1937; oil on Masonite; 37 x 19 1/2 in.; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. © The Feitelson / Lundeberg Art Foundation. Digital Image © 2018 Museum Associates / LACMA; licensed by Art Resource, NY.
Joan Miró: Composition, 1937; BAMPFA; gift of Julian J. and Joachim Jean Aberbach. © Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris 2018. Photo: Jonathan Bloom.
Leading UC Berkeley faculty members in mathematics, astrophysics, biophysics, and the history of science join the curator of Dimensionism for a fascinating look at how scientific advances of the early to mid-twentieth century permeated the world of modern art.
Explore the 3-D artistic experiments on view in Dimensionism and create sculptural artworks of your own.
For ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)
A lively and accessible explanation of the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics—key concepts in modern physics that inform artworks on view in Dimensionism.
The curator of Dimensionism explores how this groundbreaking exhibition examines the intersection of art and science in the modern era.
Join the curator of Dimensionism for an exhibition walk-through that grapples with how early twentieth-century scientific advances informed the vision of innovative midcentury artists.