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Holly Lane
Gaia Inquiries
2000
Carved and painted black walnut, mahogany, and acrylic on panel

17.5 x 16.5 x 3.5 "


Schmidt Bingham Gallery

Atmospheric scientist, Dr. James Lovelock, first introduced the Gaia hypothesis to the scientific community in 1979.  He proposed that our planet has been transfigured from its early state by a complex living system that involves the interactions of Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere.  The sum of these interactions constitutes a self-regulating feedback system that self-evolves, creating an optimal physical and chemical environment for life on this planet.

Therefore, in Gaia Inquiries, we find a scientist examining the life signs of earth.  Please note that this woman scientist has equipment...  (H.L.)





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