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Contemporary Artists: "The Globe as Art"
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Ingo Günther: The World’s Biggest Globe Destroyer | Facebook

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New York based artist Ingo Gunther describes his purpose in creating over 1,000 illuminated finished globes as his art focus over the past several years. Since 1988, he states that he has even destroyed more than he has created and mentions the number - over 10,000 globes in the process of creating his art. 

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"peace" globe

"peace" globe | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
ImagineNations creates whimsical worlds,from beautifully illustrated maps, to one-of-a-kind globes, decoupaged by hand using vintage globes and recycled materials.
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The art is nice because it is "one-of-a-kind". My favorite piece is the "PEACE" globe. I like how she used the map as a background to craft the word, "peace".

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World Processor powered by Geo-Cosmos at Miraikan

A compilation of World Processor animations created specifically for the GeoCosmos II, to be shown during the 10 year anniversary of Miraikan, the National Museum…
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This is a visually interesting display to celebrate the GeoCosmos II.

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Carter Emmart: A 3D atlas of the universe | Video on TED.com

For the last 12 years, Carter Emmart has been coordinating the efforts of scientists, artists and programmers to build a complete 3D visualization of our known universe.
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This is a "must see" 6 minute video of beautiful images of our globe from above. 3D image software called "Uniview" supports the visually exciting "atlas of the universe". Carter Emmart, Director of Astrovisualization at the American Museum of Natural History, is heading up the digital artistic productions.

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Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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The gallery that represents Ingo Gunther is:

The Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery is located at 505 W. 24th St., New York, NY  10011. Phone is 212-243-8830. info@brycewolkowitz.com

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World Processor

World Processor | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
World Processor is an ongoing project that started in 1988. Globes reflect data available and valid at the time of their origin. Currently there are over 300 different globes.
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Ingo Gunther has displayed his illumintated 3D globes since 1988 using the "Wolrdprocessor" project as his ongoing mantra.

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Robert Gipson - Fine Art

Robert Gipson - Fine Art | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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Robert Gibson is a Contemporary Digital Artist. His nine part series of "nature globes" yeilds a most interesting effect with elements from nature inside glass globes. The bright colors and fine details in the images are very appealing.

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ingo gunther globes - Google Search

ingo gunther globes - Google Search | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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Ingo Gunther is a contemporary artist that has focused on the "globe as art" since his project began in 1988 called "Worldprocessor". His art can be found for this specific project at www.Worldprocessor.org

 

 

 

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Hohlwelt - Interactive Environments - Context/Examples - Ingo Günther

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Prior to 1978, Gunther was a student of ethnology and cultural anthropology. After 1978, he became a Fine Arts student and never looked back. The collection features such interesting geopolitical subjects as "energy consumption, life expectancy, toxic imports and exports, holes in the Ozone layer of the atmosphere, military budgets, political prisoners, population distribution, UN peacekeeping missions, production and distribution of land mines, depleted fishing grounds, balance of trade, US industrial waste streams, nuclear explosions, time zones, ocean pollution, ocean polluters, a relief globe with mountains of debt, money geography, airplane disasters, company wealth vs. country wealth, historical diasporas, car populations, world average temperature, Terrorism, DNA traces, water sheds, prison population."

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World Processor by Ingo Günther (2003)

During the 1980s Ingo Günther started making 3D-sculptures in the shape of an of the earth globe, as representations of global movements and processes. "Worldprocessor"…
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Illuminated thematic 3D sculptures in the shape of a globe are the focus of Gunther's art. They represent many, many geopolitical themes.

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Worldchanging | Evaluation + Tools + Best Practices: Ingo Günther's Globes

Worldchanging | Evaluation + Tools + Best Practices: Ingo Günther's Globes | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
An online magazine covering tools, models, and ideas for building a better future.
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This article features Ingo Gunther, an artist that creates beautiful globes that help people visualize the social, political, and environmental issues of the past twenty-five years to present.

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WORLDPROCESSOR

WORLDPROCESSOR | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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Ingo Gunther created a series of artistic globes, some electric, and put them into a series called "Worldprocessor". The project has spanned over two decades, from 1988 to present. There are over 300 globes in the series and they represent visiual models of geopolitical issues. "I am trying to tell the lie of abstraction and visualization that tells the truth"

- Ingo Gunther.

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Ingo Günther: Exosphere: www.autostadt.de

Ingo Günther: Exosphere: www.autostadt.de | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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This is an interesting installation at Autostadt in Germany's Piazza of the Autostadt’s KonzernForum  called: “Exosphere”.

A welcome to visitors, Autostadt has an installation to display Ingo Gunther's globe art. It is one of two installations on the KonzernForum’s Piazza. The other is named, “World Processor – Field of Globes".

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ARE6933 Artistic Development- Contemporary Artists: The Globe as Art

ARE6933 Artistic Development- Contemporary Artists: The Globe as Art | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
University of Florida Class on Artistic Development: Perspectives on Contemporary Art, Learning, and Practices
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This is Sherolyn Rymal's Pinterest Board for her UF class ARE6933 Artistic Development. Please take a look at th images for "Contemporary Artists: The Globe as Art". The Pinterest Board represents many images from a selection of artists that focus on the "globe" as art.

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the map as art book - Google Search

the map as art book - Google Search | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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This book is all about the "map" as art and cartoggraphy in a very unique presentation. It's a "must read" for any artist.

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‘Cool Globes’ presents some real world ideas - The Boston Globe

‘Cool Globes’ presents some real world ideas - The Boston Globe | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
Huge, colorful orbs line up in a row down the Tremont Street side of Boston Common. It looks like a giant might be marshaling his marbles.
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Cate McQuaid of the Boston Globe writes, "“Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet” has landed in Boston. The public art project, for which artists designed globes with green strategies to contend with environmental issues, originated in Chicago in 2007 and has traveled the world. The globes, 48 in all, can be found at sites such as the Esplanade, Copley Square, and Logan Airport. The Common is globe central, with 26."

catemcquaid@gmail.com

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Carter Emmart | Profile on TED.com

Carter Emmart | Profile on TED.com | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
Carter Emmart uses astronomy and computational modeling to create scientifically accurate, three-dimensional tours of our universe.
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Going along with my Scoop.it theme for Contemporary Art, "The Globe as Art", this scientist and artist gathered many others like him to program, create and produce scientifically accurate images and then use 3-D software for an interactive atlas called "The Digital Universe". As Director of Astrovisualization at the American Museum of Natural History, he has devoted the last several years of his life to share his many visual productions at the museum. 

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About | Cool Globes

About | Cool Globes | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
» About | Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet
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Intro to the public art project has a big impact on the community.

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Education | Cool Globes

Education | Cool Globes | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
» Education | Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet
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Wendy Abrams is the Founder of "Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet". She writes, "Cool Globes is a public art exhibition designed to raise awareness of solutions to climate change". In the Education section of her website, she describes a curriculum plan that is aimed at the 6th grade classroom to increase our awareness as a society of global warming as impacted by humans.

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Ingo Günther: „World Processor – Field of Globes“ : www.autostadt.de

Ingo Günther: „World Processor – Field of Globes“ : www.autostadt.de | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
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When you enter Autostadt’s Piazza there lies Ingo Günther’s work “Exosphere”. "The work “World Processor – Field of Globes” illustrates the diverse problems our global society faces from the political, social, financial, military, technological and ecological perspective. Each individual globe addresses a particular theme and draws on information the artist has acquired from organisations such as UNO, the OECD, Greenpeace, journalistic archives, statistical annals or from internet data banks".

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Ingo Gunther - Making the Abstract Visible

Ingo Günther makes globes. Beautiful, strange globes that help people visualize social, political and environmental issues. In his capacity as an artist, cor...
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Gunter worked extensively with Japanese TV as an artist, correspondent and author. He also was a correspondent at the United Nations in New York. In this talk he explains fiurther hsi purpose in creating the globes.

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Ingo Gunther | Habitats

Ingo Gunther | Habitats | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
This talk from the Habitats session at Pop!Tech 2005 features Ingo Gunther, an extraordinary artist who sees the world where we live and puts it into perspective in his portrayal of the reinvention of the globe.
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Contemptoary Artist:

Gunther is an artist, correspondent and author who uses globes as a theme for the focus in his art and journalism, which have geopolitical implications. This exerpt is from a radio broadcast.

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WORLDPROCESSOR | Globes, Mapping, Geography, World, Statistics

WORLDPROCESSOR | Globes, Mapping, Geography, World, Statistics | University of Florida Master of Art Student ARE6933 | Scoop.it
Globes reflect data available and valid at the time of their origin. Currently there are over 300 different globes.
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Ingo Gunther published a book about his famous globe art. See http://worldprocessor.com/publications.html

 

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