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The Digesting Duck (1739)

October 18th, 2010

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Automaton by Jacques de Vaucanson

Vaucanson’s duck is one of several “automata” made by Jacques Vaucanson (1709-1782). The actual duck has been lost – reportedly lost in a fire while on tour in Russia – and few surviving photographs exist. The…

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Kinetic Sculpture BMW Museum (2008)

April 7th, 2009

kinetic sculpture by ART+COM (2008)

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This kinetic scuplture consists of 714 balls (in, I believe, a 15 x 42 grid) that drop down on wires from the ceiling. During a 7-minute run they form various forms; at first just a random cloud,…

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Strandbeest (1990-)

January 29th, 2009

Autonomous kinetic sculptures by Theo Jensen.

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Theo Jensen is one of those characters that you just have to love. On his CV he lists how he started studying physics in 1968, and then “stops studying physics and becomes a painter” in…

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