New Mexico Museum of Art

The Scientific Nature and Artistic Culture of Landscape: Naturalists, Classifiers and Model Builders

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November 19, 2009

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The Scientific Nature and Artistic Culture of Landscape:

Naturalists, Classifiers and Model Builders

Lecture by David Krakauer

November 19, 2009

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Free admission

David Krakauer is a professor and faculty chair at the Santa Fe Institute, where his research includes, in part, the evolution of cultural forms, the electronic dissemination of images, and the crossover of mathematical, scientific and artistic reasoning.

Krakauer will offer a unique “window” onto the landscape works by some of the artists in the exhibition Manmade, as seen through the lens of science. His lecture will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

This is one in a series of lectures presented in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition Manmade: Notions of Landscape from the Lannan Collection.

Location: St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe Plaza, 107 West Palace Avenue.

For more information the public may call 505-476-5068.



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