Art Inspiration: Time abstraction and Music

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by John Tunnard, 1938

Oil, gesso, gouache, pastel and wax crayon on board

Guggenheim musem, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Psi is the twenty-third letter of the Greek alphabet. In quantum mechanics it denotes the time-position of the wave particle. It appears here three times. The stave with notes reminds us that John Tunnard was a drummer in jazz band. Perhaps PSI is improvisation like the jazz that he would listen to when he was painting. 



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