arik levy: genetic intimacy
 
arik levy: genetic intimacy
sep 23, 2012

arik levy: genetic intimacy

‘crater marble’, 2012 by arik levy as part of his ‘genetic intimacy’ exhibition single carrera marble rock 80x79x40 cm image © ian scigliuzzi

 

 

alon segev gallery presents ‘genetic intimacy’ – the artwork of french-israeli multi-disciplinary creative arik levy – demonstrating the levy’s ability to seamlessly move between the worlds of artist, technician, photographer and designer. the pieces are an example of levy’s compelling interest in process and the evolution of an idea, each artwork revealing his research exploring the links between social signals, behavior and science. the artist describes his intent for the showing: genetic intimacy’ comes as an evolution of the rock and of my re-organized genetics narrative. ‘genetic intimacy’ is where one can come in to observe and get to be part of these ideas. not that non-intimate relation does not influence but being part of it is a possibility  to change or realize physical parameters of such evolution.’

arik levy: genetic intimacy ‘mineral branch’, 2012 single carrera marble rock 187x73x46 cm image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy ‘crystalised paintings’ – self portrait, 2012 mixed technique on wood 41×28 cm image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy installation view image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy the work is an example of levy’s interest in process and the evolution of an idea image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy installation view featuring ‘mineral branch’ in the centre of the space image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy the work explores the links between social signals, behavior and science image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy levy is able to move between the worlds of artist, technician, photographer and designer image © ian scigliuzzi

arik levy: genetic intimacy installation view image © ian scigliuzzi

  • … no actually, the white Crater Marble looks exquisite – to be precise

    douglas montgomery
  • The white Crater marble – however it was achieved or however facile the conception – looks really nice, and I’m not so sure I’ve seen this particular form with the hollows before.

    douglas montgomery
  • The 3D design process behind the sculptures is the equivalent of doodling with a pencil. However they look nice executed in these materials.
    I agree with Simon about the paintings. Mindless translation of screen pixels to paint. A waist of resources.

    Airborne
  • what are you two idiots even talking about?
    most designers/artists use computer software, duh

    @simon i’d like to see your website/work
    to see where your innovation or creativity stands.

    alvaro
  • wow.
    this is so bad im inspired to make my first ever, and hopefully only, comment on design bomb.
    what and why is this even here?
    is the editor on holiday?
    photshop + rhino + cinema4d…
    im pretty sure highschool students are making more innovative art than this.

    simon
  • nice!

    *process details
    – photoshop mosaic filter
    – cinema4d surface extrusion

    enis

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