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ReneCardenas
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re: Yes, it is art!
ReneCardenas   9/27/2012 7:34:40 PM
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Wow, quite impressive look in the piece with triangular holes. It captures with great fidelity the essence of a rusted tin can. Very niece hobby, my complements to the artist! At first look, I started to wonder what is Max upto now days, not a story about recycling !!! wide grin ;-)

Paul A. Clayton
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re: Yes, it is art!
Paul A. Clayton   9/27/2012 9:04:39 PM
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Yes, the 'cans' look impressively like metal cans. On the subject of unexpected colors, the recently aired NOVA program "Making Stuff: Smaller" mentioned that the shape and size of (tiny) particles can influence the color. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/making-stuff.html#making-stuff-smaller

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re: Yes, it is art!
Max The Magnificent   9/28/2012 3:21:10 PM
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Like the iridescent colors on butterfly wings being created by essentially diffraction gratings...

ReneCardenas
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re: Yes, it is art!
ReneCardenas   9/28/2012 7:19:05 PM
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Yes, isn't that a similar concept behind the new IMOD (Mirasol) panels been promoted as the next panels since these do not need back panel lighting. I can't wait to see these babies on mass productions and finally been able to use my notebook outdoors by the pool.

Stargzer
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re: Yes, it is art!
Stargzer   10/1/2012 9:44:09 PM
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I wonder if he used a real church key to make the holes? What with all the pop-top cans these days I wonder if you can still buy a church key? If you could, how many of the younger generation would know what it was?



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