Painting with drops, jets, and sheets

  title={Painting with drops, jets, and sheets},
  author={Claude Cernuschi},
  • Claude Cernuschi
  • Published 2011
June 2011 Physics Today 31 Whenever we ascribe artistic qualities to nature or natural qualities to art, we overlook crucial distinctions. It is one thing to contemplate waves crashing on the shore, candle flames flickering, or swirling whitewater rapids; quite another to transform, transcribe, or depict those scenes in a work of art; and still another to let the physical phenomena per se—waves, instability, turbulence—contribute to the making of an art object. Whether representational or… CONTINUE READING


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