What Music Would Look Like If It Were a Physical Object

Artist Martin Klimas came up with a clever idea: he put splatters of plaint on a scrim over a speaker and played music. As the volume was turned up, the paint popped up in the air and he captured the moments in a photograph. It's a synchronized cacophony of art and music. It also looks fantastic.

I would love to get my favorite songs framed like this, as if the painting captures a physical moment of a feeling towards audible sensations. Klimas used music from Miles Davis to Karlheinz Stockhausen and more and needed about 6 months and over 1,000 photographs to create the series. [NY Times]

What Music Would Look Like If It Were a Physical ObjectS

Steve Reich and Musicians, "Drumming"

What Music Would Look Like If It Were a Physical ObjectS

Paul Hindemith, "Ludus Tonalis"