Mar 31 2010
Geeta Dayal: Sound and Vision
Kazimir Malevich. Suprematism (Supremus #58. Yellow and Black), 1916.
Visual art and music are often studied separately, even though seeing and hearing are inexorably linked. What if we could hear the silence in a Vermeer painting? Is it possible to simulate the experience of a certain city by playing its soundscape through loudspeakers in a city on the other side of the world? What would a Brian Eno song look like as a painting? The books listed here examine the myriad connections and convergences between sound and painting, architecture, and film.
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