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Reflectaphors: the (implicate) universe as a work of art: John Briggs

A number of years ago I was quite surprised to discover an uncanny resemblance between an approach I was pursuing into the underlying structure of works of art and David Bohm's visions into the underlying construction of matter. The coincidence between these two ideas continues to surprise me, but Bohm himself added an even stranger twist one afternoon some years later when I had the opportunity of interviewing him for a radio show. The show focused on the possible relationships between the arts and science and, in the course of the interview, Bohm offered that he didn't see why great works of art couldn't also have something important to teach us about the laws of nature.