Photographer puts paint on a speaker, blasts loud music, and snaps the results

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Tuesday 18 February 2014

What does music look like? Certainly not a bunch of notes and lines like we previously believed. Actually it looks more like a 3D Jackson Pollock painting. The images of multi-coloured globs of paint are from the man they call the ‘3D Jackson Pollock’, artist Martin Klimas. To find out what sound looks like, he placed a transparent scrim over the diaphragm of a speaker.

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A World is Born by Brandon McConnell

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By Merzipan in New Art on Saturday 29 January 2011

Brandon McConnell creates amazing colorful vistas in minutes, and shares his techniques with Robert H. Ross-style videos. I stumbled across one on Youtube, and before my disbelieving eyes, what looked like a mediocre Jackson Pollock spray-paint attack turned into every geek’s secret dream. Not only are the paintings ethereally pretty, the moment of their coalescence […]

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Jill Pope Reader Find

By Jill Pope in Cool Websites on Thursday 16 September 2010

This neat website in the vein of jacksonpollock.org gives you a blank page, the ability to create intricate sketches with the click of a mouse and subsequent hours of amusement. Modern day etch-a-sketch? Yes please.

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