A talk by Aribert Munzner in Jan 19, 2017.
The law firm of Segal, Brill, Greupner, and Foster commissioned a large mural for their office. This series of images shows the year-long process of its completion.
A 20″x16″ painting from the 1960s, casein on plexiglas, was the basis of a 8 by 13 foot Scanamural created in 1978. In the fall of 2009 I cropped a 4 by 3 foot section from the center of the Scanamural, stretched it on a 48″x24″ stretcher, and overpainted it. The first image shows the […]
In the early 1980s I began to experiment with the 3M BFA Computer Paint System, a very early computer paint system that predates the personal computer revolution. I was one of three artists who were invited to play with the pre-release system, and I continued to work with it for over a decade. Although computer […]
In the microdrawings, I developed a visual vocabulary that is embedded within the matrix of the iconographic layering in this painting. The two themes that coexist are the logical and intellectual control of science vs. the intuitive mysticism of metaphysics. The astronomical constellation of the Big Dipper and Polaris surrounds the ten Sefirot/chakra structures that […]
Between 1969 and 1971, I worked on a suite of 12 microdrawings using a crow quill and india ink on Strathmore paper. I tried to focus upon entering the worlds of microbiology, particle physics, and astrophysics through the drawing medium. This journey was a process of discovering a visual vocabulary to reveal the new landscape […]