Protein Sculptures: Life's Building Blocks Inspire Art

  title={Protein Sculptures: Life's Building Blocks Inspire Art},
  author={J. Voss-Andreae},
The author takes a literal look at the foundation of our physical existence by creating sculptures of proteins, the universal parts of the machinery of life. For him, it is less important to copy a molecule accurately in all its details than to find a guiding principle and follow it to see whether it yields artistically interesting results. The main idea underlying these sculptures is the analogy between the technique of mitered cuts and protein folding. The sculptures offer a sensual… Expand
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