Peter Wegner

American, born 1963

Peter Wegner

American, born 1963

Peter Wegner investigates the interplay between linguistic conventions, systems of classification …

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Peter Wegner investigates the interplay between linguistic conventions, systems of classification such as taxonomy and list making, and color perception. “We think we know what a color is, what a word means,” he says. “But the simplest things elude us. They are contingent, defined by circumstances.” His paintings, …

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