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Lasers as Art: Morphing Technology
Lasers support a multitude of disciplines, from manufacturing and medicine to communications, entertainment and the arts. Recently, lasers have taken center stage and have become art themselves.
Alternative media pioneer and artistic visionary Nam June Paik has incorporated lasers into his exhibits, most recently at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, where more than 417,000 visitors attended an exhibition of his work, "The Worlds of Nam June Paik." The exhibit represented a convergence of two seemingly unrelated events of the 1960s: the Fluxus radical art movement and the development of the laser…
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