• Gregory Horndeski

    Alternate Gallery

    Gregory Horndeski is a self-taught painter who puts his professional training in mathematics and science to good use in his new “Physics Series,” 1988. The paintings, with such titles as Studying Elementary Particles on a Summer Day, 1988, and Thoughts upon a Bouncing Universe, 1988, have wide black frames covered with white-painted text by the artist. On Coming to Grips with Gravity, 1988, he writes, “On this frame I discuss just about everything I know about gravity.” Horndeski proceeds to write nearly 1000 words on the theories of Newton, Einstein, and others. The text not only covers the

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