“Oliver Bevan has effectively experimented with the tension between permanence and change, subjecting a geometrical pattern to gradual shifts of illumination under polarized light and making us watch the emergence and disappearance of new configurations.“

Sir Ernst Gombrich The Sense of Order 1979

Kinetic work Crescendo 1974, plexiglass discs, electric motors, polarizing filters.

Four moments from the cycle

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