Carsten Nicolai
German, born 1965
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Carsten Nicolai: formula,
Galerie EIGEN + ART
2016
Carsten Nicolai: reflektor distortion,
Galerie EIGEN + ART
2013
Collection Platform 4: Emotion and Technology,
PinchukArtCentre

Sound and visual artist Carsten Nicolai is best known for his use of the moiré effect, once considered an undesirable side effect of printing, which results when a pattern is superimposed atop another pattern to give it a wavy or rippled texture. Like visual renderings of sound, Nicolai uses line, light, shadow, and …

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