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Maker(s):Bombieri, Enrico
Culture:Italian (1940- )
Title:The Ree Group Formula from the portfolio Concinnitas
Date Made:2014
Type:Print
Materials:Aquatint in Gamblin Portland Black ink on Rives BFK White 300g paper
Place Made:Printed by Harlan & Weaver, Inc.
Measurements:Frame: 31 9/16 in x 37 1/16 in x 2 1/2 in; 80.2 cm x 94.1 cm x 6.4 cm; Sheet: 26 1/8 in x 31 5/8 in; 66.4 cm x 80.3 cm; Plate/Image: 21 15/16 in x 27 15/16 in; 55.7 cm x 71 cm
Accession Number:  UM 2017.16.2
Credit Line:Gift of Robert Feldman in honor of Lois Beurman Torf (Class of 1946), a great friend
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
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Description:
Mathematical equation written in white on black background.

Label Text:
"Does beauty exist in mathematics? The question concerns mathematical objects and their relations, the real subject of verifiable proofs. Mathematicians generally agree that beauty does exist in the structural beauty of theorems and proofs, even if most of the time it is largely visible only to mathematicians themselves." - Enrico Bombieri

Tags:
conceptual art; mathematics; science; technology

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