When asked what the term mentoring brought to mind
, students envisioned a long-term relationship, typically with one woman in science, balancing career and family, who would guide them into the field.
I thought of this line while walking through the 2004 Whitney Biennial, the words brought to mind
by the severe air of unreality to which the observation plainly speaks.
These clean, perfectly constructed pictures of offices and advanced scientific equipment brought to mind
hard-edged, Gattaca-style approaches to nature.
The noise of the dive brought to mind
a leap into the void or, more accurately, into a liquid and subsuming space.
These painted walls also inevitably brought to mind
the utterly precise, masculine rationalism of an artist like Sol Le Witt, to whose work van der Stokker presents a deliberate contrast.
On the ground, strange yellowish puddles stagnated beneath the metal shutter, corroded and oxidized through the application of a water and salt base that brought to mind
the strong presence of the sea near Pozzuoli, a port town west of Naples and site of the installation.
This was a grapelike cluster of about three dozen overlapping heads, each approximately the size of a punching bag, suspended on wires from the pole; the vaselike receptacles, bearing the petrified impressions of fingers that handled them fleetingly, aggressively, or tenderly, brought to mind
Louise Bourgeois's Lair, 1986.
Tan's use of bright red balloons in these stills (and also in her attempt at balloon flight in Lift) brought to mind
Albert Lamorisse's 1956 children's classic The Red Balloon, a short film about a lonely Parisian boy who "befriends" the eponymous plaything.
This brought to mind
other references, from rivers and glaciers to jet streams and clouds.
This deep if unlikely question is brought to mind
by the work of Torbjorn Vejvi, a twenty-seven-year-old Swedish artist based in Los Angeles.
At Artra in Milan in 1996, the small gray stone sculpture he exhibited, a mountain in miniature, brought to mind
the hilly landscapes of Fra Angelico and other Tuscan painters of the early Renaissance.
There was something ominous about this claustrophobic stage set: the plethora of bunnies, symbols of fecundity, brought to mind
the notorious case of Diane Downs, who despite having shot her own children soon became pregnant again - a creepy coincidence of death and germination.