Sunday, June 22, 2008

ancient modernism

I've always been fascinated with rock art and ancient symbols and the often unknown meaning behind them. Charles Cohan, a professor of art at the University of Hawaii, has made some really interesting modern, but ancient looking, art out of iconic symbols.

It would be interesting to hear how his art would be interpreted if it were found out of context in the distant future.

In the present, we can discover the meaning to his collection of mysterious symbols in the back of any airline's inflight magazine -- they are iconic representations of airport terminals. Very cool. Check out his art installations here.

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