Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around 90’000 participants to a constellation of black marks. Through the simple action of measuring oneself, Ondak’s work doesn’t just expand on ideas of space and the universal but also the personal, creating a growing living artwork that questions just what a museum is for.

Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around 90’000 participants to a constellation of black marks. Through the simple action of measuring oneself, Ondak’s work doesn’t just expand on ideas of space and the universal but also the personal, creating a growing living artwork that questions just what a museum is for.

Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around 90’000 participants to a constellation of black marks. Through the simple action of measuring oneself, Ondak’s work doesn’t just expand on ideas of space and the universal but also the personal, creating a growing living artwork that questions just what a museum is for.

measuring the universe.- Starting as an empty white room, Roman Ondak’s Measuring the Universe at Tate St Ives has grown through the contribution of around participants to a constellation of black marks

Tate St Ives Cornwall. Turbo Charged Read and connect new and prior knowledge http://youtu.be/LyO3EkP1TdY

Situated on Porthmeor Beach, Tate St Ives celebrates the modernist legacy of the town’s international artists’ colony.

The old gasworks, site of the Tate St.Ives

The old gasworks, site of the Tate St.Ives - crikey, how times have changed

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

One of the best known megalithic structures in Britain, ‘Men-An-Tol’ means ‘holed stone’ and looks like the figures ‘101’ from a certain angle. Its true purpose remains a mystery | St Ives, Cornwall

MêN-AN-TOL: near Morvah. 'West Cornwall is an area riddled with prehistoric evidence, from stone circles, settlements, inscribed rocks, and this famous holed stone that is thought to possess healing powers.

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

Gouache for St. Ives Window (Silkscreen print) by Patrick Heron

more color inspiration, similar to the colours i have already been using so could make an artist connection. also painted in gouache paint // Gouache for St. Ives Window (Silkscreen print) by Patrick Heron

William Scott - Still Life with Orange Note, 1970

William Scott, Still Life with Orange Note, Collection Ulster Museum, National Museums Northern Ireland. © 2013 estate of William Scott

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

Jamie Fobert Architects, Hufton + Crow, Dennis Gilbert · Tate St Ives

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Ben Nicholson’s Cornwall

Visit us to license this and other works by Ben Nicholson. © Angela Verren Taunt All rights reserved, DACS/Artimage Image: © British Council

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