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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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But what you are really doing is finding the creature, for it is, in a mathematical sense, already sitting in its own place in the genetic space of Biomorph Land.
For readers who missed The Second Self (happily, it is still in print), Life on the Screen provides more than enough to reflect upon - a seamless mixture of field notes, psychoanalytic interpretations, theory-enriched observations and explanations of MUDs, MOOs, biomorphs and the rest of cyberspace's dramatis personae.
The biomorphs are drawings produced by a procedure, which uses the current value of the chromosome array as input.
These purely inorganic hierarchical materials, discovered by the IP of this project, form under geochemically plausible conditions and closely resemble typical biologically induced mineral textures and shapes, thus the name biomorphs .
He fits into a context there of artists I call biomorphs, but then, of course, those categories have overlaps, because Amino's work relates to somebody like Richard Lippold, who also has connections to Cage.
Throughout the early '80s, Cubist still-life concerns reappeared in paintings depicting coffee cups, shoes, and fragments of domestic interiors, while her Chicago connection insinuated itself in images of wispy, ghostly hands, wraithlike figures, and schematized animalistic biomorphs.
William Baziotes, that painter of cryptic biomorphs, considered him a hero.
Discusses fractals used to create fantastic biomorphs, with text on his techniques and computer system.
There is definitely something European about the two Smith series, for example--and Robert Storr, the author of the catalogue essay, is right in alluding to Hans Arp's biomorphs and to the paintings of Arp's wife, Sophie Taeuber--Arp.