An ambitious exhibition explores the intersection of the cosmos and contemporary artistry

An ambitious exhibition explores the intersection of the cosmos and contemporary artistry

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January 4th, 2018, 1:27 pm #1


An ambitious exhibition explores the intersection of the cosmos and contemporary artistry
By Edwin Cartlidge
January 3, 2018
National Museum of 21st Century Arts
Rome, Italy
Through 29 April 2018

Some of those explanations will make more sense to the layman than others. One video graphic, illustrating how someone on a moving train measures space and time differently from someone standing still, is a brave stab at explaining the counterintuitive effects of special relativity in a simple way. But even this is likely to be beyond the conceptual ability of most museumgoers.
http://blogs.sciencemag.org/books/2018/ ... ity-maxxi/

-“beyond the conceptual ability” because the “museumgoers” are being fed b*llsh*t
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