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Maker(s):Karp, Richard M.
Culture:American (1935- )
Title:P Versus NP from the portfolio Concinnitas
Date Made:2014
Materials:Aquatint in Gamblin Portland Black ink on Rives BFK White 300g paper
Place Made:Printed by Harlan & Weaver, Inc.
Measurements:Frame: 37 1/8 in x 31 9/16 in x 2 1/2 in; 94.3 cm x 80.2 cm x 6.4 cm; Sheet: 31 5/8 in x 26 1/8 in; 80.3 cm x 66.4 cm; Plate/Image: 28 in x 22 in; 71.1 cm x 55.9 cm
Accession Number:  UM 2017.16.6
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

Mathematical equation written in white on black background.

Label Text:
"Beauty in mathematics can be found at many levels: in the symmetry and elegance of mathematical curves, surfaces and combinatorial structures; in the subtle logic of mathematical proofs; or, as in the case of NP-completeness, in the discovery that a large number of seemingly unrelated mathematical phenomena are all manifestations of a single underlying principle." - Richard M. Karp

conceptual art; mathematics; science; technology

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