1. What does music look like?

    A Photographic Series by Martin Klimas

    Like a 3-D take on Jackson Pollock, the latest work by the artist Martin Klimas begins with splatters of paint in fuchsia, teal and lime green, positioned on a scrim over the diaphragm of a speaker. Then the volume is turned up. For each image, Klimas selects music — typically something dynamic and percussive, like Karlheinz Stockhausen, Miles Davis or Kraftwerk — and the vibration of the speaker sends the paint aloft in patterns that reveal themselves through the lens of his Hasselblad. For this series, Klimas spent about 1,000 shots to produce the final images from his studio in Düsseldorf, Germany. In addition to the obvious debt owed to abstract expressionism, Klimas says his major influence was Hans Jenny, the father of cymatics, the study of wave phenomena (Julie Bosman - The New York Times Magazine)

    #1 Miles Davis, “Pharaoh’s Dance”, 2011, Ed 8, 56 cm x 42 cm

    #2 Kraftwerk, “Transistor”, 2011, Ed 8, 56 cm x 42 cm

    #3 Carl Orff, “Carmina Burana”, 2011, Ed 5, 100 cm x 135 cm

    #4 Steve Reich and Musicians, “Drumming”, 2011, Ed 5, 100 cm x 135 cm

    #5 Steve Reich and Musicians, “Music for 18 Musicians”, 2011, Ed 5, 100 cm x 135 cm

    6# Miles Davis, “Bitches Brew”, 2011, Ed 8, 56 cm x 42 cm

    (Source: martin-klimas.de)

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