Saturday, December 3, 2011

Geometric Manifolds

seven shades of purple, 40x40x20 cm, 2005, wool
photo @Daina Taimina
Autumn in the air, 40x40x35 cm, 2010, wool
photo @Daina Taimina
manifolds, 2009-2010,
photo @Daina Taimina

The following 7 models are series Manifold I - at the beginning they are all the same shape hyperbolic plane. But unlike ordinary plane  - paper sheet that has limited possibilities of being shaped in a way that prserves its geometry, hyperbolic plane has infinite possibilities of shaping.

manifold 1a,12x12x8 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina

manifold 1b
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold2, 12x12x8, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold 3, 9x9x8 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold 4, 10x10x7 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold 5, 12x12x8 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold 6, 10x10x10 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina
manifold 7, 7x7x5 in, 2009, cotton
photo @Daina Taimina

11x11x5 in, 2010, wool


13-symmetry, 40x40x20 cm, acrylic, 2005











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