b'LOT #5TREVOR PAGLEN LOT #6CLOUD #246, Hough Circle Formation, 2019 HELEN PASHGIANdye sublimation print, ed. 2/5 + AP48 x 62 / 2in. Untitled, 20201Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York cast epoxy with acrylic$30,000$40,000 6 in. (diameter)Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, and SeoulTrevor Paglens work explores the convergence of the visible and the invisible, particularly as these$60,000$70,000categories relate to questions of secrecy and surveillance. Paglen coined the term experimental geography to describe his unique approach to art making, which blends geographical study (he holdsLos Angeles-based artist Helen Pashgian is celebrated for her innovative use of industrial materials a PhD in that subject) with astronomy, computer science, and military culture. The artists sublime,such as polyester and resin in works that investigate light and perception. Associated with the Light sometimes futuristic images and objects reveal a hidden infrastructure of government secrecy.and Space movement of the 1960s, Pashgians sculptures and installations are distinguished by Frequently directing his camera at the landscape or the sky, Paglen has photographed classifiedtheir flawless finish and unique visual depth. To achieve this, Pashgian embeds unique shapes or military sites, spy satellites, drones, and space debris. Recalling the skyscapes of Romantic painting,prisms within her signature orb-like sculptures. As the viewer approaches the work and views it from CLOUD #246 is part of the artists newest body of work on machine vision and artificial intelligence various angles, the piece transforms, revealing dynamic forms and colors contained beneath the of the kind used in autonomous surveillance systems, guided missile technology, and 3-D modeling.pristine, polished surface. Pashgians work is represented in MCASDs collection and was included in Here, a glowing cloud formation is overlaid with strokes and lines that indicate what computerthe landmark exhibition Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface. Solo exhibitions of her work vision algorithms see in it. In 2019, MCASD hosted the artists mid-career survey, organized by thehave been organized at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2014); Pomona College Museum of Art, 10 Smithsonian American Art Museum. Paglen was the recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant. 11 Claremont, CA (2010); and Palm Springs Art Museum (2007).'