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Maker(s):Donaldson, Sir Simon
Culture:British (1957- )
Title:Ampère's Law 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 39 1/16 in x 2 1/2 in; 80.2 cm x 99.2 cm x 6.4 cm; Sheet: 26 1/8 in x 31 5/8 in; 66.4 cm x 80.3 cm; Plate/Image: 22 in x 27 7/8 in; 55.9 cm x 70.8 cm
Accession Number:  UM 2017.16.3
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:
"This board attempts to convey, or at least hint at, several broad aspects of mathematics which I find beautiful. On the left we see a picture and words: in the lower right, a set of equations. These are different descriptions of the same thing and they stimulate different ways of thought: pictorial and symbolic." - Sir Simon Donaldson

Tags:
conceptual art; mathematics; science; technology

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