American artist Paul Ré invitations us to hitch him on his trip for concord, knowledge, and internal pleasure with Art, Peace, and Transcendence. His hybrid hand-digital prints, Réograms, are a special paintings shape very assorted from the Rayograms made within the 20th century by way of the yankee surrealist guy Ray. Ré’s electronic prints are machine manipulations of the drawings, work, and sculptures he has created over his forty-year career―the modifications might be gentle or dramatic, each one manually massaged right into a harmonious entire. observation via the artist, drawing from his heritage in physics, philosophy, and the perform of yoga and meditation, accompanies the fifty-eight full-page plates, putting every bit in its old context. Bridging the traces of artwork and technology, Ré takes us on a discovery of our oneness with the full of the universe and the resource from which it emerged.
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Bridging to Peace, 2008 53 27. I’ll signal This paintings at the entrance, 2010 55 28. Ode to Maxwell’s Equations, 2003 57 29. Hidden Dimensions, 2004 59 30. embody in Hyperspace, 2003 61 31. Chromatic Symphony, 2007 63 32. Egg Dreaming it's a poultry, 2010 65 33. Sand portray for brand spanking new Mexico (Owed to 8 Closed Curves), 2007 67 34. Kachina go, 2003 69 35. Flowing go . . . , 2005 71 36. Blue Flame, 2002 73 37. eco-friendly Bean Flame, 2011 75 38. Dancing Ribbons, 2003 77 39. Chromatic Swirl or Kachina Galaxy, 2009 79 40. Resplendent Quetzal, 2009 81 41. Celestial Reunion, 2003 83 42. Unfurling Seedling of inspiration, 2010 85 43. Galloping Clam, 2009 87 44. Drawing jointly or Sandscape, 2003 89 45. Studio Lichens, 2005 91 46. Aurora Mentalis, 2008 93 47. Water song or Polonaise for Chopin, 2007 95 48. dawn over Pond or ceremony at the Monet, 2007 97 49. extra Ré Moiré or Epiphany, 2008 99 50. Wave Dreaming it's a Shell, 2012 101 51. Flower Mandala, 2003 103 52. Luminous issues of perception, 2008 105 53. Marbleous Dance, 2005 107 54. Gliding Care o’ speed, 2008 109 55. The Ghost of Edvard Munch, 2012 111 56. Orbital by-product . . . , 2012 113 57. Extragalactic Bicycle, 2010 115 58. Celestial Orbits, 2007 117 • ix f o r e wo r d Fredrick H. Shair I first met Paul Ré in 1968, whilst he used to be an undergraduate pupil operating in my plasma physics and pollutants stories laboratory on the California Institute of expertise (Caltech). After trying out out of a few periods, he instantly exclusive himself as an excellent and committed pupil, operating good into the evening to accomplish initiatives that can were unfold over a few days. His genius used to be additional expressed by means of his skill to creatively layout and build advanced medical tools for his undergraduate study. He was once a unprecedented mix of a penetrating analytical brain and a really proficient craftsman. We grew to become associates, and he usually got here to our domestic for dinner, the place he performed his rhythmically haunting compositions for classical guitar. He was once a self-taught musician. we might have deep philosophical discussions on varied themes starting from technology to nature to human values. It quickly turned transparent that he was once now not after the superficial issues of this lifestyles, yet fairly he sought the iconic features of knowledge and concord, and a life-style that will nurture them. In 1972, he graduated from Caltech 5th in his type, a considerable fulfillment at arguably the nation’s best medical college. even supposing he used to be inspired through many best scientists to persist with a standard physics occupation of guaranteed prominence, Paul selected a course in solitude, the place he expert himself to be an artist. His outward lifestyles used to be drastically replaced, yet Paul emphasised that he used to be doing examine into shape and form, with the implications offered as artistic endeavors. So inwardly, his seeming occupation swap used to be an orderly continuation of his clinical education. this can be very a lot in accordance with his existence philosophy of bridging diversified disciplines.