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Reviews and Publications

The sculpture goes round and round, to delightful effect – Sebastian Smee, Boston Globe, Dec 8, 2016

A Kinetic Sculptor– Mechanical Engineering Magazine, April 2017, pages 42 -47

Working on a Chain (Reaction) Gang- Robert Crease, Wall Street Journal, Dec 3, 2009
Of Angels and Planets– Arthur Ganson at the ICA at MECA – The Portland Phoenix, Feb 6, 2008, by Ken Greenleaf
A World Made on Sunday– Nov 16, 2008- Chet Raymo
The Red Thread- Science Musings Blog– Dec 3, 2008- Chet Raymo
Kinetic Art on Display in Wolfsburg– Broadcast on Deutsche Welle Radio’s science and technology program, Spectrum. Produced by Cinnamon Nippard. (review of the Phaeno Exhibition)
Smithsonian Magazine- January 1996 pp 46-55 (partial article)
Arthur Ganson: Machines- Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, May 30 – July 18 by Lizzie Zucker Saltz (Athica)
The Atlantic Monthly Unbound – Critical Eye by Harvey Blume, Aug 13, 1998 (includes a nice little video of Child Watching Ball)
Leonardo Vol 24, No. 1, Pergamon Press
Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston-  Marty Carlock Harvard Common Press, 1993
Museums Boston Vol1, No. 1 June 1998
Time Out New York June 1998 p58
The Chronicle of Higher Education Feb 6, 1998 Vol XLIV, No. 22
Forbes Magazine Sept 20, 1999
The New York Time Magazine Sept 19, 1999 pp. 76-77(you’ll need to register to enter but it’s free)
Ganson’s Whimsical Machines Working at MuseumTech Talk 1/8/1997
Machines that have a Funny Bone- Chet Raymo, The Boston Globe, November 8, 1993
The Invention Dimension-Lemelson-MIT Awards Program

Arthur Ganson’s work is included in the following books and catalogues:


Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich, The Art of Tinkering, (WeldenOwen, 2013), 108 - 111

Stevanne "Dr. Toy" Aurbach, PH.D., Toys for a Lifetime, (Bryon Price Visual Publications, 1999), 27 - 28 [Toobers and Zots construction toy]

Ian Berry and Lawrence Raab and Linda Sherer, Chain Reaction: Rube Goldberg and Contemporary Art

Otto OcVirk, Robert Stinson, Philip Wigg, Robert Bone and David Cayton, ART FUNDAMENTALS Theory and Practice, (McGraw-Hill, 2002) 244, 246

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