World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Julian Voss-Andreae

Article Id: WHEBN0021061581
Reproduction Date:

Title: Julian Voss-Andreae  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Alpha helix, Green fluorescent protein, Hemoglobin, Fullerene
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Julian Voss-Andreae

Heart of Steel (Hemoglobin) (2005) by Julian Voss-Andreae. The images show the 5' (1.60 m) tall sculpture right after installation, after 10 days, and after several months of exposure to the elements.

Julian Voss-Andreae (born 15 August 1970) is a German sculptor living and working in the U.S.

Voss-Andreae was born in Hamburg, West Germany, and started out as a painter.[1] He later studied experimental physics at the universities of Berlin, Edinburgh and Vienna. Voss-Andreae pursued his graduate research in quantum physics in Anton Zeilinger's research group, participating in an experiment demonstrating quantum behavior for the largest objects to date.[2] He moved to the U.S. in 2000 and graduated from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2004.

Voss-Andreae’s work is heavily influenced by his background in science. His work includes protein sculptures,[3] such as Angel of the West (2008),[4] a large-scale outdoor sculpture for the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida portraying the human antibody molecule, a sculpture for Nobel laureate Roderick MacKinnon based on the ion channel structure,[5] and the quantum physics-inspired Quantum Man (2006).[6][7]

Recent work includes an exhibition at the American Center for Physics displaying a series of sculptures inspired by concepts from quantum physics.[8]

References

  1. ^ Wallace, Julie (Spring 2008). "Protein Sculptures for the People". AWIS Magazine: 14–17. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  2. ^ Arndt, Markus; O. Nairz, J. Voss-Andreae, C. Keller, G. van der Zouw,  
  3. ^ Voss-Andreae, Julian (February 2005). "Protein Sculptures: Life's Building Blocks Inspire Art". Leonardo 38 (1): 41–45.  
  4. ^ Sauter, Eric (November 10, 2008). "New Sculpture Portraying Human Antibody as Protective Angel Installed on Scripps Florida Campus". The Scripps Research Institute. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  5. ^ Ball, Philip (March 2008). "The crucible: Art inspired by science should be more than just a pretty picture". Chemistry World 5 (3): 42–43. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  6. ^ "Dual Nature". Science Magazine. August 18, 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  7. ^ Farr, Sheila (July 27, 2007). "Sculpture show takes steps in right direction". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  8. ^ Ball, Philip (26 November 2009). "Quantum objects on show". Nature 462 (7272): 416.  

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.