The Art of Wonder

A Brown University/Rhode Island School of Design Dual-Degree student (BRDD, 2017), artist, writer, urbanist, and explorer of the world dedicated to finding Wondrous things. Art, design, science, literature and the connections between them. For my original artwork see http://arianamakesart.tumblr.com/

Jul 7

nabokovsnotebook:

Carpal tunnel-ing for science…

Roman Opalka - The Finite Defined by the Nonfinite, 1965-2011

Numerous canvases covered in mathematical sequences organized in narrow horizontal rows with acrylic paint and size 0 brushes, painted by hand and using no rulers. The first number on each new canvas follows the last number of the previous one. 

“All my work is a single thing, the description from number one to infinity. A single thing, a single life.”

The last number Opalka painted before his death on August 6, 2011, was 5,607,249.


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