new-york

Meredith Danluck

Andrew Kreps Gallery

Two arty scientists served as inspirations for this exhibition. One, Robert Moog, designed electronic music synthesizers and uttered the words that served as an epigraph for the show: “Musical instruments provide the most efficient and refined interface between man and machine of anything we know.” The other, Buckminster Fuller, was a multidisciplinary inventor and practical philosopher best known for developing the light, strong, and cost-efficient geodesic dome.

A formal geometry—fundamental to both the geodesic dome and the mathematically generated sound waves of the analog synthesizer—underlies Meredith Danluck’s array of objects, which worked together so beautifully it was hard to imagine any one element succeeding on its own. Toward Thee Infinite Beat (all works 2003), which takes its name from a Psychic TV album, was a large MDF sculpture at the center of the gallery that approximated

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