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Charting Fluxus: George Maciunas’s Ambitious Art History at MoMA

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Charting Fluxus: George Maciunas’s Ambitious Art History March 6–May 6, 2013 MoMA, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building Fluxus was an international network of artists active in the 1960s and 1970s. Through the tireless efforts of its founder George Maciunas, Fluxus presented festivals and concerts and distributed artists’ multiples, which Maciunas […]

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Fluxhouse™ / Fluxcity™ George Maciunas began to develop the modular prototype used in Fluxhouse in 1955 and continued to do so while working at Olin Mathieson’s division of Aluminum Product Development and Design. He filed a patent for the invention of a structural framework for prefabricated buildings using aluminum beams and columns on January 27, […]

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Tamara de Lempicka

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Tamara de Lempicka Works on Paper / Limited Edition Prints Upcoming Exhibition Fall, 2012 Tamara de Lempicka (16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980) Adam & Eve Limited Edition: 195 Published 1994 150 colored Hand-pulled Serigraph Archival Museum Bord 45 1/2” x 28 3/4” (115.57 cm x 73.025 cm) Estate Authorized A certificate of authenticity […]

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Tamara De Lempicka’s Lost Painting at Auction in May

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Tamara De Lempicka’s Lost Painting at Auction in May Spring Art Auctions Boast All-Star Line-Ups Tamara de Lempicka, ‘Nu adossé I,’ 1925. (Sotheby’s) A number of standout artworks by such modern masters as Cezanne, Munch and Warhol and pioneering women artists from Tamara Lempicka to Cindy Sherman are heading to the auction block in May. […]

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Alan Turing (Stanford Encycropedia of Philosophy)

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Alan Turing Alan Turing (1912–1954) never described himself as a philosopher, but his 1950 paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” is one of the most frequently cited in modern philosophical literature. It gave a fresh approach to the traditional mind-body problem, by relating it to the mathematical concept of computability he himself had introduced in his […]

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Alan Turing Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

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Alan Turing Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum focuses on mathematician Alan Turing A close up view of an enigma deciphering machine from German Navy displayed in the exhibition ‘Eminent Enigmatic’ at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum (HNF) in Paderborn, Germany, 10 January 2012. The HNF is presenting the special […]

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Bayesian analysis

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Bayesian analysis Bayesian analysis, a method of statistical inference (named for English mathematician Thomas Bayes) that allows one to combine prior information about a population parameter with evidence from information contained in a sample to guide the statistical inference process. A prior probability distribution for a parameter of interest is specified first. The evidence is […]

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Probability Theory: Bayes’s theorem

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Probability Theory: Bayes’s theorem Bayes’s theorem used for evaluating the accuracy of a medical test [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.]Consider now the defining relation for the conditional probability P(An|B), where the Ai are mutually exclusive and their union is the entire sample space. Substitution of P(An)P(B|An) in the numerator of equation (4) and substitution of the […]

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Bayes’s theorem

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Bayes’s theorem Bayes’s theorem, in probability theory, a means for revising predictions in light of relevant evidence, also known as conditional probability or inverse probability. The theorem was discovered among the papers of the English Presbyterian minister and mathematician Thomas Bayes and published posthumously in 1763. Related to the theorem is Bayesian inference, or Bayesianism, […]

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Thomas Bayes

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Thomas Bayes Thomas Bayes, (born 1702, London, England—died April 17, 1761, Tunbridge Wells, Kent), English Nonconformist theologian and mathematician who was the first to use probability inductively and who established a mathematical basis for probability inference (a means of calculating, from the frequency with which an event has occurred in prior trials, the probability that […]

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Alan Turing Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

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Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum focuses on mathematician Alan Turing A close up view of an enigma deciphering machine from German Navy displayed in the exhibition ‘Eminent Enigmatic’ at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum (HNF) in Paderborn, Germany, 10 January 2012. The HNF is presenting the special exhibition ‘Eminent Enigmatic – 10 aspects of Alan […]

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Bayesian Statistical Reasoning: an inferential, predictive and decision-making paradigm for the 21st century by Professor David Draper, PhD

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Bayesian Statistical Reasoning an inferential, predictive and decision-making paradigm for the 21st century Professor David Draper, PhD Professor Draper gives examples of Bayesian inference, prediction and decision-making in the context of several case studies from medicine and health policy. There will be points of potential technical interest for applied mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists. Broadly […]

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Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International search for the do it archive

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Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International search for the do it archive Independent Curators International (ICI) www.curatorsintl.org On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of do it, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International (ICI) are teaming up to investigate and archive the evolving exhibition, which is now the most wide-reaching in the world, […]

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Performa 11: Fluxus and the Tendency Toward Coherence

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Performa 11: Fluxus and the Tendency Toward Coherence Posted by Alexis Clements George Maciunas, “Gift Box for John Cage: Spell Your Name with These Objects” (c. 1972). (Courtesy Grey Art Gallery) There’s a phenomenon discussed in philosophy and psychology called the bias or tendency toward coherence. In general terms, it deals with the fact that […]

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Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life – artnet Magazine

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Fluxus at 50 GRAVITAS FOR PRANKSTERS by Michèle C. Cone “Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life,” installation view at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth “Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life,” an array of over 100 objects from the “memorial collection” of Fluxus factotum George Maciunas (1931-78) at the Hood Museum of Art […]

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Benefit for Performa 11

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Performa Opening Night Benefit for Performa 11 World Premiere Elmgreen & Dragset
 Happy Days in the Art World Tuesday, November 1, 2011 www.waltermcbean.com www.performa-arts.org 7 pm Doors open 7:30 pm The World Premiere of Happy Days in the Art World by Elmgreen & Dragset
 Starring Joseph Fiennes and Charles Edwards, with Kim Criswell
 Directed by […]

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Fluxus Exhibition : at/around/beyond at Rutgers University

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at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers Eisenberg Gallery Sep 24, 2011 – Apr 01, 2012 Fluxus celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. A radical, experimental, and multimedia art movement of the mid-twentieth century that continues to influence contemporary art, Fluxus focuses on the unpredictable, ordinary, and ephemeral moments of everyday life. Rutgers University was an important center […]

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