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Rediscovering Mark Baum


How does a city and landscape artist widely exhibited and collected by the Met and the Whitney in the 1920s and 1930s, disappear after a World War II crisis of faith into a spiritual journey far from New York’s art scene?

Mark Baum's search for the “element” was prescient of the digital age, a spiritual algorithm he explored through planes of color and form. He created a hand-drawn, dynamically shaped ‘pixel’ repeated in large-scale compositions that vibrate with the color and movement of fractal photography or resonate like mandalas in an awe-inspiring universe.

Join the Director of the Mark Baum Estate and a guest curator as they chart the course of the artist’s amazing career.

NOTE - Free with admission to the show. Seating is limited. Register here to reserve seating. Not valid for admission to the show.

The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts

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