Artwork description:

This image of a snake was created by twisting a solitary thread around 200 aluminum pegs evenly spaced around the perimeter of a circle. There are no pegs inside the circle, where the thread always runs in a straight line between two points on the circumference. The complex curves and the photographic accuracy of the snake inside the circle are the result of a mathematical algorithm that is meticulously tuned to the target image. So the result is a piece of art and the actual artistic tool is the computer. The snake is a symbol of wisdom, resoluteness, and renewal, as well as a totem for anyone born in the Year of the Snake in the Chinese calendar. This work has been released as a limited, collectors’ edition that is impossible to reproduce without access to the original knitting sequence, which includes 3600 iterations.

Materials used:

String, Nails

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#year of snake #symbolism #snake #animalistic #string art #wisdom #renewal #cobra 

Cobra snake string art portrait (2019)

Sculpture 
by Andrey Saharov

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  • Sculpture on Panel / Board / MDF
  • From a limited edition of 20
  • Size: 55 x 55 x 1cm / 55 x 55cm (actual image size)
  • Ready to hang
  • Signed and numbered on the back
  • Style: Photorealistic
  • Subject: Animals and birds
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This image of a snake was created by twisting a solitary thread around 200 aluminum pegs evenly spaced around the perimeter of a circle. There are no pegs inside the circle, where the thread always runs in a straight line between two points on the circumference. The complex curves and the photographic accuracy of the snake inside the circle are the result of a mathematical algorithm that is meticulously tuned to the target image. So the result is a piece of art and the actual artistic tool is the computer. The snake is a symbol of wisdom, resoluteness, and renewal, as well as a totem for anyone born in the Year of the Snake in the Chinese calendar. This work has been released as a limited, collectors’ edition that is impossible to reproduce without access to the original knitting sequence, which includes 3600 iterations.

Materials used:

String, Nails

Tags:
#year of snake #symbolism #snake #animalistic #string art #wisdom #renewal #cobra 

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I'm an artist and mathematician belonging to one of the world's most prominent math schools. I've always been fascinated by fractals and other patterns occurring in dynamical systems. That turned... Read more

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