through the looking glass

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Through the Looking Glass 1. Silver nanoparticles on glass. 24 x 45 inches, 2011.

The Leonardo, a museum of art and science in Salt Lake City, commissioned Through the Looking Glass. This installation invites us to witness the beguiling optical behavior of nanoscale matter without screen or scope, using only the naked eye. Only by virtue of their sheer number are these particles visible: trillions of sub-wavelength particles are pressed between panes of glass.