George Hart

Research Professor
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY USA

As a sculptor of constructive geometric forms, my work deals with patterns and relationships derived from classical ideals of balance and symmetry. Mathematical yet organic, these abstract forms invite the viewer to partake of the geometric aesthetic.

35 x 45 x 45 cm
Wood (dyed) and cable ties

The sixty components of the design are "affine equivalent," meaning they can be stretched linearly to become congruent to each other. They lie in pairs in thirty planes---the planes of a rhombic triacontahedron that has been compressed by a factor of 1/2 along a three-fold axis.