loren madsen / data art

Sculptures whose form is determined by its content (artistic, historical, political, social). Data from the U.S. Census Bureau, National Endowment for the Arts, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Pew Research Ctr (polls), and many more.

The first, CPI — on the costs of living over time — was fabricated in 1995. Then came the historical relationship of defense versus social spending; marriage and birth rates and other issues.

The events unfold over time, and can be taken simply as abstract art. I want a maximal art experience, which includes the cerebral along with the visual. Please see Untitled (titles) prints. Click to enlarge.