Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures

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March 27, 2017

David Černý, The Metamorphosis, 2014
David Černý, The Metamorphosis, 2014

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Art that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or that relies on motion for its effect—this is the definition of kinetic art. While the definition explains the practical notion, it doesn’t emphasize the hypnotic capabilities of the artform. And though it comprises any medium, it’s actually kinetic sculpture that most comes to mind when thinking of the genre.

So where did kinetic sculpture get its start?

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Stewart, Jessica. “Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures.” My Modern Met, 27 Mar. 2017, https://mymodernmet.com/kinetic-sculpture-art-history/.
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Stewart, Jessica. “Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures.” My Modern Met (blog), March 27, 2017. https://mymodernmet.com/kinetic-sculpture-art-history/.
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Stewart, J. (2017, March 27). Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures. My Modern Met. https://mymodernmet.com/kinetic-sculpture-art-history/
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@misc{Stewart2017Art, journal = {My Modern Met}, title = {Art History: The Evolution of Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures}, url = {https://mymodernmet.com/kinetic-sculpture-art-history/}, author = {Stewart, Jessica}, date = {2017-03-27}, year = {2017}, month = {3}, day = {27}, }