This large format horizontal piece makes use of both symmetry and asymmetry, like nature. And every plant and piece of nature has a function in the grand design, whether we’re immediately aware of it or not. The path of knowledge by respectful exploration will continue to reveal that.
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Studio Shangri-La Today’s Art: Bioelectric Bougainvillea
Photographed in Florida, this is a bioelectric abstract expression of realistic photos. The concept is to express the somewhat hidden dimensions of life and there is still much to be learned from plants & nature. I’m referring to this as tech art due to the electronic / geometric inspiration for the layouts. Available for highContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Today’s Art: Bioelectric Bougainvillea”
Studio Shangri-La Art Of The Day: Bleeding Heart Vine
This Art Of The Day is another modern tropical botanical with an Art Deco-inspired layout. Bleeding Heart Vine, like so many other plants, has medicinal qualities, most notably pain relief, a numbing effect. ￼ As seen here, the Vine is climbing a cabana wall in South Beach. It’s native to West Africa, though. These botanicalsContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Art Of The Day: Bleeding Heart Vine”
Tech Essay: Quantum Simulation
Response to: Scaleable Quantum Simulation Of Molecular Energies Since “Scaleable Quantum Simulation Of Molecular Energies” was published in 2016, significant strides have been made with superconducting qubits and VQE. Google certainly has since this publication, as well as IBM. In light of this, this paper seems pioneering as well as many other quantum studies. ThisContinue reading “Tech Essay: Quantum Simulation”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Natural Selections
Among a growing collection of nature photography, these three are all 3 panel extended pieces in an effort to create a deeper dimension and expression or feeling of the scene. The first was taken at The National Hotel in Miami, the second here at home in Somerville, and the third an amalgam of local beachContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Natural Selections”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Deco Bostonia Series
Today’s feature is the open-ended Deco Bostonia collection, that features well known areas and landmarks of Greater Boston. The gallery above is labeled by location. These and numerous others are available for high resolution download and commissions are also available.
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Classic Deco Botanicals
I started making these a couple of years ago and these are some good representations of the first wave below. The above is second wave. It’s an immense joy to take the photos to another surreal multidimensional level. Nature is already beautiful, sacred and pristine. This is just another way to celebrate that and thatContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Classic Deco Botanicals”
Studio Shangri-La Conceptual Photography: SO FLL PT II
This is the continuation of the February SO FLL Collection. The aesthetics are modern, art deco, noir, with a touch of surrealism and the subject is the seaside environment. The original photos I took in Fort Lauderdale. For commissions and inquiries, please reach out through the Contact page.
New Art In February: SO FLL Part I
The latest batch features more beautiful South Florida nature. The opening piece is “Physalia Physalis” aka the very poisonous Portuguese Man Of War, the most prominent blue and pink being its bladder! Along the path of tropical flora, there’s also CALLITHAMNION the genus of algae, among lots of other fascinating sea plants. Algae and planktonContinue reading “New Art In February: SO FLL Part I”
Featured Artwork + Concept: Nanostructures
This featured artwork takes on the subject of MIT Nano Building 3, specifically the evocative looking clean room on the ground floor. The idea of this series is turning the architecture of the building into a multidimensional microelectronic style rendering, a tribute to the tiny nanoscale world, to beauty and ingenuity, to the institution itself.Continue reading “Featured Artwork + Concept: Nanostructures”
Featured Artwork + Concept: “Decision Tree”
With “Decision Tree” I was inspired by the evolutionary choices of species that leads to different adaptations. The overlapping Cubist style layout in both is an abstraction of overlapping decision trees, expressive of possible paths of one or more species or situations. These are photos I took of actual trees, so in that way thereContinue reading “Featured Artwork + Concept: “Decision Tree””
Studio Shangri-La: Art Inspired By Science
The sciences, from biology to physics to electronics, continually influence and inform Studio Shangri-La conceptual photography. This is overview of some of those works, not all. Many of them are represented on the Portfolio page.
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: NATURE PORTRAITS Intaglio
The latest additions to the NATURE PORTRAITS collection are influenced by the look of intaglio, or engraved woodblock printmaking. And the subjects are palm trees, as well as birch, the cross sections of fallen wood and the Mystic River. Locations are Miami Beach and Boston.
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: JOURNEY OF LIGHT
This latest group for January, “Journey Of Light,” offers both cool and warm colors from the conceptual viewpoint of light behavior and creations in 4D/5D, as well as hexagonal based sacred geometry patterns in the 2D/3D. The inspiration is both scientific and spiritual. There are horizontal and vertical orientations, though any of these work wellContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: JOURNEY OF LIGHT”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: MEDIA BLITZ Collection
MEDIA BLITZ is an electric collection for the new year. It’s an exploration, celebration and rumination on digital media as development of both art and consciousness. These photos and their digital processing are supposed to be hi-tech and psychedelic, in an enhanced realm of color, yet giving quirky nods to other past styles such asContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: MEDIA BLITZ Collection”