György Kepes’ New Landscape and the Cybernetics of “Nature”

A PAPER PRESENTATION BY PROFESSOR OLIVER A.I. BOTAR

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Prof. Oliver A. I. Botar will be presenting a paper entitled: György Kepes’ New Landscape and the Cybernetics of “Nature”

At a symposium being organized by Dr. Charissa Terranova at the The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History of the University of Texas at Dallas on Friday, October 12th.

Prof. Botar will also be participating in the following:

Join us at the Nasher Sculpture Center for György Kepes’s Vision + Values Series and the Origins of Cybernetic Art 10 am – 12 pm Saturday October 13 for an open roundtable discussion about the man and his penchant for uniting disparate minds through curating, directing the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, and editing hybrid art-and-science books, such as the groundbreaking Vision + Values Series. Led by Dr. Charissa N. Terranova, this dialogue will unfold between six internationally renowned scholars of modern and contemporary art history. We will discuss the life of Kepes, a second-generation Bauhaus figure, who spent a year in North Texas before embarking on his career at MIT. This event is supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Edith O’Donnell Institute for Art History, and the Nasher Sculpture Center.

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