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Maker(s):Smale, Stephen
Culture:American (1930- )
Title:Newton's Method 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: 22 in x 28 in; 55.9 cm x 71.1 cm
Accession Number:  UM 2017.16.9
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:
"John Keats has written, 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty." He has also written, 'A thing of beauty is a joy forever.' I wish to add, 'Beauty is simple and it is profound.'" - Stephen Smale

Tags:
conceptual art; mathematics; science; technology

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