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biomorph

[′bī·ō‚mȯrf]
(graphic arts)
An abstract form (painted, drawn, or sculpted) whose shape resembles that of a living organism.
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Into the void: A visitor takes a stroll across one of the biomorphic islands.
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The Talwar show included another steel, muslin, and tamarind work, How long is a mile on two wings, 2017, again made up of levitating biomorphic forms.
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During those years, according to his Centre Pompidou biography, "Kandinsky painted and drew prolifically, putting together an important body of work in which the common factor is the inspiration of images from biology, forms resembling embryos, larvae, or invertebrates, a minuscule population embodying the living." This body of work, dubbed biomorphic abstraction, contrasts with the artist's earlier abstract compositions that often featured straight lines, precise circles, and sharp angles.
Participants will create geometric and biomorphic designs using traditional tools and methods.
Yayoi Kusama's "Guidepost to the New World" (2016), "biomorphic forms" in her signature red and white polka dot motif, will serve as something of a centerpiece.
In making their own biomorphic creations in clay, they were able to explore the process of building a sculpture based on direct observation of a realistic organic object.
So does her groundbreaking workserial arrangements of biomorphic tubes, webs of latex coated rope, fiberglass stalactites, and wire cloudswhich, hell on conservators, seems largely about its own evanescence.
The work is both geometric and biomorphic; its figurative quality gives meaning to the object and elicits broader references including utility and landscape; he calls his teapots, such as his 1990 Teapot (1990) sexualised ewers.
As I travelled extensively to consult scholars on individual artists, I was surprised and encouraged by their interest and kindness in sharing information and suggesting further sources, particularly regarding the artists who had developed biomorphic aesthetics.
Al Noor Island consists of a uniquely-designed covered and streamlined structure inspired by butterflies' natural environment; the Butterfly House, one of its main attractions, has an ornamentally-perforated shadow roof, biomorphic exterior and green-light and plant-covered walls and will house as many as 500 exotic of these insects.