Mircea Draghicescu

Artist
Portland
Using common materials and recycled objects, I try to find new ways of combining simple shapes into mathematically inspired works of art.
Musical sphere
40 x 40 x 40 cm
Piano strings
2020
A spherical rhombicosidodecahedron model built out of twelve identical, intertwined circles.
Each circle is formed from a recycled piano string.
The title is of the piece is inspired by the material used and by fact that 12, the number of notes in the chromatic scale, plays an important role in music.