Busby Berkeley perfected the “art of order,” in Kristin Bialik’s apt phrase. The internet is full of tributes in pencils and paperclips.
The lines and nodes of a computer motherboard exert a disciplined pleasure.
Dazzle camouflage of WWI made it difficult to predict a ship’s speed and direction. Today’s stealth fighter jets employ the same techniques. So do zebras.
Austrian choreographer Willi Dorner twists dancers into urban sculptures.
Designed to be seen, Ballet Russe costumes were grand opera for the ballet.