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PAUL SCHATZ: THE STUDY OF RHYTHMS AND TECHNOLOGY -- THE EVERTIBLE CUBE/POLYSOMATIC FORM-FINDING. Translation of Rhythmusforschung und Technik (Verlag Freies Geistesleben, Stuttgart, 1975). Ed. by Matthias Mochner. Verlag Niggli AG, Zurich, 2013. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 156 pp. with 221 ills. (78 col.). 27 x 21 cm. ISBN 9783721208863 In English.
Publisher's description: The world can be turned inside out; the world has rhythm. The noted work and writings of German-born sculptor, mathematician, mechanical engineer and inventor Paul Schatz (1898-1979) -- a kind of European R. Buckminster Fuller -- offers wholly contemporary viewpoints in this fourth printing of Schatz's 1975 retrospective monograph. Schatz's journey of discovery led to stunning developments in architectural, industrial and environmental design. Oloids and cuboids -- his own discoveries in the late 1920s -- are forms intriguing in their beauty but also proven useful in water and environmental engineering. This book, now translated in English for its first time in 38 years, presents a life's work that bridges art and the natural sciences and offers inspiration for philosophers and practitioners alike.
Artist(s):Schatz, Paul
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Sculpture, Several Media
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 156844
Paperbound $65.00    

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