Panamarenko: For Clever Scholars, Astronomers And Doctors

July 21, 2020|
Panamarenko: For Clever Scholars, Astronomers And Doctors by Panamarenko
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• Book completely designed and edited by the artist himself

During a career spanning more than 50 years, the Belgian visionary Panamarenko - engineer, poet, artist, physicist, inventor - conducted meticulous studies of the natural world and various scientific principles. He analyzed the secrets of the universe, gravity, and other energetic mysteries, and formulated both logical and well-considered solutions. His work was poetic, the result of a seamless coalescence of artistic skill and scientific research; the outcome of which could take the form of a flying saucer, backpack helicopter, flying carpet, zeppelin, solar powered car, submarine, or prehistoric mechanical bird. Each of his spectacular constructions possessed not only a peculiar beauty and naive playfulness, but also a degree of conspicuous consideration. In 2001, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent held a retrospective of Panamarenko's work, for which the artist designed and wrote this oversized catalog - a work of art in its own right.
Henri Van Herwegen (5 February 1940-14 December 2019), known by the pseudonym of Panamarenko, was a prominent Belgian artist. He is famous for his work with aeroplanes as theme; none of which are able nor constructed to actually leave the ground. Jon Thompson was emeritus professor of Fine Art at Middlesex University in England and the...
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Title:Panamarenko: For Clever Scholars, Astronomers And Doctors
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:112 pages, 16.75 X 12 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:112 pages, 16.75 X 12 X 0.5 in
Published:July 21, 2020
Publisher:Ludion Publishers
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9789493039308

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