What Is A Great Image?

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  • 1. Finite / InfiniteFinite / InfiniteIconic / ImmenseIconic / ImmenseMundane / TranscendentMundane / TranscendentBanal / EpicBanal / EpicSingularity / MultiplicitySingularity / MultiplicityPart / WholePart / Whole

2. In NatureIn Nature 3. Phi = 1 : 1.618 4. My step father made me eat a plate of these when we were camping once 5. Hurricane Andrew in three positions, August 1992 6. Spiral Galaxy NGC 1232 7. The Cochlea 8. All of that is to say:There is pervasive geometry in the organic structure of the universe.And in you. 9. Tigris/EuphratesTigris/EuphratesNileNileAmazonAmazonIndusIndusGangesGangesYellowYellowMississippiMississippi 10. Cultural Expressions 11. Great Pyramid Complex at Giza 2550 BC 12. Nazca Lines of Peru 1-700 CE 13. Earhart - 1937 14. The wreck of the Teignmouth Electron in the Cayman Islands, from a series by Tacita Dean in 1999See the PBS documentary Deep Water and the book A Voyage for Madmen 15. The Moon Shots 1963 - 1972 16. Obviously a major malfunction - January 28, 1986 17. September 11, 2001 18. Art Historical Expressions 19. Pieter Claesz, Vanitas1630 20. Adriaen van Utrecht, Vanitas1642 21. Hans Baldung Grien, Death and the Maiden1517 22. Matthias Grunewald, Crucifixion1515 23. Bronze statue of Shiva as Nataraja, Lord of the Dance.Chola Period - 860 through 1280 24. Vajravarahi Mandala, Tibet1800s 25. Monk crafting a sand mandala unique to Tibetan Buddhism since 2000 BC 26. Western Portal Tympanum at Chartres Cathedral, The Second Coming1260 27. Pontormo, Deposition of Christ1525 28. Titian, The Transfiguration1560 29. Henry Ossawa Tanner, Annunciation1898 30. Pop Culture 31. Art - Contemporary 32. Julie Mehretu, Excerpt 33. Julie Mehretu, Untitled 34. Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty 35. Bill Viola, The Crossing 36. Bill Viola, Five Angels For The Millennium 37. Andy Goldsworthy, Untitled 38. Andy Goldsworthy, Untitled 39. Robert Irwin, The Discs 40. Robert Irwin, The Discs 41. Richard Serra, Joe 42. Richard Serra, Band 43. Jen Stark, Piece of an Infinite Whole 44. Jen Stark, The Whole 45. James Turrell, Skyspace at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, England 46. James Turrell, Roden Crater 47. James Turrell, The Artist with Roden Crater 48. Julie Heffernan, Self Portrait as Booty 49. Julie Heffernan, Self Portrait as Two Queens 50. Matt Ballou, The Omen Three Figures in a Landscape 51. Matt Ballou, The Omen Four Figures on a Height 52. Matt Ballou, Self Portrait With the History of the World 53. Matt Ballou, The Resonators 54. Matt Ballou, Mandala 55. Matt Ballou, Beneath Ahabs Doubloon