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51 (years ago in Arts & Architecture magazine)

Fifty one years ago, Richard Neutra’s Arts & Architecture magazine was on the cutting edge of ideas in architecture like the development of the Case Study program. Today the art world converges on Venice every other year to see what exciting developments are happening in the world of art.  Art Biennale in Venice will be [...]

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Me, My Family and the Milky Way

Currently at the Schulz Museum, there is an exhibition about siblings titled ‘The Browns & The Van Pelts: Siblings in Peanuts.’  (January 29 – June 19, 2011).  A powers of 10 workshop at the museum about family offered a chance to use scale as “an examination of scale, perspective and place in the world.”  At [...]

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SJICA – San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

The opening at SJICA of Powers of Ten on Friday, March 11 was a great chance to meet and talk with the artists and their installations! SJICA is presenting 3 exhibitions (Power of Ten, Size Matters, and Urgency) at one time which all explore issues of scale.  Here is a glimpse of some of the [...]

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1 Powers of Ten exhibition! Eames Office 850 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA Tel: 310.396.5991 www.eamesoffice.com

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Ethereal Installation–100

Today a magical, ethereal, translucent orb gently sways in the center of the Eames Office! Sadly, this is the third balloon to be installed; both of its predecessors burst! The first weather balloon was featured in my September 13th post Just how big is our Earth?. May this wonder, touted as the most durable of [...]

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Tiny seeds

Poppy seeds are teeny. They are featured in the 10-04 panel of our Eames Office exhibition Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale. One seed, barely visible; 10 million (10+07) fill a single hanging jar.

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Just how big is our Earth?

This is an exhibition shot from Powers of Ten: A Rough Sketch for a Proposed Exhibition on Scale currently showing at the Eames Office in Santa Monica, California. Near the top of the photo, notice two large square images taken from the film Powers of Ten: the left image (10+11) depicts the inner solar system [...]

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What!?! A chair too tiny for a dust mite?!?

Yes, really!  The Nano Chair–a mere 5 microns or 10-06 meters in height–is the smallest chair that I own.  Invisible to the naked eye, it continues to be invisible even when a microscope strong enough to reveal a dust mite (miniscule within the cavernous spaces of your computer’s keyboard) is trained upon it!  At only [...]

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