Art of Science 2010 Gallery
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Study the science of art and the art of science.
--Leonardo da Vinci
The Art of Science exhibition explores the interplay between science
and art. These practices both involve the pursuit of those moments of
discovery when what you perceive suddenly becomes more than the sum of
its parts. Each piece in this exhibition is, in its own way, a record
of such a moment.
This is the fourth Art of Science competition hosted by Princeton
University. The 2010 competition drew more than 115 submissions from
20 departments. The exhibit includes work by undergraduates, faculty,
research staff, graduate students, and alumni.
The 45 works chosen for the 2010 Art of Science exhibition represent
this year’s theme of “energy” which we interpret in the broadest
sense. These extraordinary images are not art for art’s sake. Rather,
they were produced during the course of scientific research. Entries
were chosen for their aesthetic excellence as well as scientific or
We thank all those who submitted their work to this year’s
competition. We are inspired by the breadth of their creativity as
expressed both in their scientific research and in the artistic fruits
of that research.
We are grateful to our sponsors, without whose support this
competition could not have taken place:
Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment,
the Lewis Center,
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory,
Office of the Dean for Research,
Princeton Art Museum,
School of Engineering and Applied Science,
and the David A. Gardner '69 Fund in the Humanities Council.
Special thanks also to our distinguished panel of judges:
David Dobkin, Dean of the Faculty; Emmet Gowin, Professor of Visual Arts;
Paul Muldoon, Chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts;
James Steward, Director of the Art Museum;
and Shirley M. Tilghman, President.
Thanks also to the many people who contributed to this
Bill Zeller and Alice Zheng.
-- 2010 Art of Science organizers:
Andrew Zwicker, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory;
Adam Finkelstein, Department of Computer Science; and
Teresa Riordan, School of Engineering and Applied Science.
We are also grateful for the help and
advice of the founding members organizers from 2005 and 2006: Andrew Moore,
Alex Halderman, Kati Lovasz, Adam Finkelstein, Jonathan Harris and Perry
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