Art in America: Do the Math

John Sims put together an elaborate installation at Bowery Poetry Club.  Went over to check it out for Art in America: 

The division of art and text was, from the start, artificial; the technology of the printing press limited the art it could reproduce. Present-day media is restoring that relationship: art and text, back together, as it should be.  The more difficult re-integration is art and science. The Romantics saw no distinction: scientists wrote poetry; poets contributed and borrowed from science. Today, the rift is vast. ...

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