Adam Berg is an artist and writer living and working in Los Angeles. He attended Accademia de Belle Arti, Rome, Italy; and studied architecture, landscape architecture, and philosophy at University of Toronto, Canada. He went on to complete Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctoral degrees in Philosophy from University of Haifa, Israel. Berg has had solo exhibitions at Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, Italy; Redcat, Los Angeles, CA; Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Archipelago, Israel; Pino Cassagrande Gallery; Piomonti arte contemporanea, Rome, Italy; and Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel. Group exhibitions include King David Tower Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany; Barnsdall Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Whitechapel Gallery, London, England; and Art Museum of Athens, Athens, Greece. Berg won the Beller Prize for outstanding PhD, Israel Society for History & Philosophy of Science (2008), research grants from Otis College Art and Design (2007, 2010), and Canadian Arts Council Grants (1995, 1997, 1999). Among his book publications: the forthcoming Hepheastus Reloaded: Composed for Ten Hands (Punctum, 2019) and Phenomenalism, Phenomenology and the question of Time: A Comparative Study Of Mach, Husserl and Boltzmann (Lexington Books, 2016).
The history of the concept of love is linked to physicalistic descriptions of its chemistry and biology or to a transcendental plane of ideas thus leaving it cloaked in an enigma. My attempt here is t...