"Art and science are two intuitive processes closely intertwined. Both
disciplines feed and develop from each other in the ongoing process of exploring,
explaining and asserting the physical world as we perceive it. The following
is a reflection as well as a celebration of the ongoing symbiosis between the
two disciplines of Art and Science in the field of cognitive science and an
attempt to reconcile a very abstract and clinical 2 dimensional procedure with
an esthetic perception made of color elements of a more random subjective nature.
Each box is filled with random sets of color to create a complementary artificial environment while preserving the outline of the original line drawing. The question is: - How does space affect the perception of color? - How does color affect the perception of space? - Does Bongard's demonstration hold if his set of black and white boxes is rendered as a complex scheme of color? - And if so, what does the viewer gain from the experience? To further appreciate this exercise it is important to be reminded of the specific premises from which M. Bongard operates and that he outlined in the following: The purpose of pattern recognition is to discern patterns in the world. I started to explore Bongard's work on Pattern Recognition in 1992. My work evolved from acrylic on masonite to oil on canvas to digital files. This exploration is an on-going process that can morph into many forms depending on the format of the presentation and the audience to which I present it to. Ultimately, each original plate is individually available on printed format, 24"x30" Somerset radiant, 100% rag, acid free, 280gm, museum archival quality paper."