On Not Knowing by Phillip Buntin

Event Details

On Not Knowing by Phillip Buntin

Time: May 3, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Robert Henry Contemporary
Street: 56 Bogart Street
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY
Website or Map: http://www.roberthenrycontemp…
Phone: 718-473-8-0189
Event Type: exhibition, opening, reception
Organized By: Robert Henry Contemporary
Latest Activity: May 1, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Phillip Buntin’s paintings in acrylic on canvas and enamel on Plexiglas are visual explorations of complexity, ambiguity and understanding. He explores the experiential aspects of incompleteness by creating abstract structures that are explorations between categories of thought in philosophy, science and art.

In pursuit of something elusive and unstable, layers of graphs, charts and notations taken from varied scientific sources offer copious amounts of conflicting, complex information without necessarily understanding. Always in motion or states of change, his compositions allude to our strivings and limitations when seeking to understand the phenomenal world. Buntin is interested in how we come to terms with complexity and how complex phenomena always on some level elude our grasp. Just as reality itself is ephemeral, so too are the understandings we construct in the attempt to come to terms with such complexity.  Buntin says, “It is my hope that…my viewers realize through absence that our interpretations and understandings of complex phenomena are illuminating yet incomplete, and as such, are always open to reevaluation.” 

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for On Not Knowing by Phillip Buntin to add comments!

Join Brooklyn Art Project

Attending (2)

bap-becomeone

Latest Activity

LEONARDO BASILE posted photos
yesterday
Christopher Stewart posted a video

Stillborn

« Stillborn » is the Monthly Release for February 2020. The piece is the second chapter of a composition called « Written In The Stars » which loosely tells ...
yesterday
Sukadev Bretz posted a video

Om Adi Shakti | Om Shakti Ma | by Robert and Joanna | Kirtan Chanting with accordion and guitar

Robert and Joanna are chanting "Om Adi Shakti" with you: Om Adi Shakti Om Shakti Ma This holy mantra with instrumental background of accordion and guitar emb...
Monday
LEONARDO BASILE updated an event
Thumbnail

Featured art at Shop window the Leonardo da Vinci Art and Culture Center

February 4, 2020 at 6pm to February 29, 2020 at 7pm
Sunday

© 2020   Created by Brooklyn Art Project.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service