June 23, 2017

California Sky


Sunset sky. Yosemite National Park, California, 1984.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 22, 2017

June 21, 2017

Solstice Marker


Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England, 1975.

The central avenue of Stonehenge points to the northernmost rising of the sun. At the summer solstice, observers can see the rising sun skim a large outlying marker known as the Heel Stone, framed by the monument's ancient pillars.


See also "Stonehenge Cycles."

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June 18, 2017

Spiky Stars


Design by Antoni Gaudi. Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain, 2007.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 17, 2017

Mosaic Petals


Mosaic panel with petal, square, and rhombus design. Antioch, 3rd century A.D., Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 2012.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 16, 2017

Mandala Pair


Painted mandalas with rotational symmetry. Homage to St. EOM's Pasaquan by Eddie Owens Martin. Folk Art Park, Atlanta, Georgia.

See also "Star Mandala" and "Atlanta Mandala."

Photo by I. Peterson

June 15, 2017

Be on the Safe Side


Election sign. The Bahamas, 1969.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 14, 2017

Stadium Lights


University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 13, 2017

June 12, 2017

Mall Castle


Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle), as seen from the roof terrace, East Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 11, 2017

City Halls of Toronto


Toronto City Halls, old and new. Toronto, Ontario, 1968.

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June 10, 2017

Outside In


Winona, Minnesota, 2008.

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June 8, 2017

Five Easy Pieces


Five Easy Pieces by Donald Lipski. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2016.


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June 7, 2017

Domino Effect


Serie Cento E Doze Dominos (detail) by Jose Patricio. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.




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June 6, 2017

Washington Star


Capital Stars by Larry Kirkland. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.

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June 5, 2017

Red Waterfall


Red on Blue Waterfall by Pat Steir. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.

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June 4, 2017

Rapunzel's Braid


Rapunzel by Lisa Scheer. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.

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June 3, 2017

Crystal Colors


Re-Ignition by Stephen Hendee. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.


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June 2, 2017

Stairwell Drawing


Wall Drawing #1103 by Sol LeWitt. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.


The wall painting uses four colors, a reference to the four-color map theorem.



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June 1, 2017

Parabiosis


Parabiosis II by Kendall Buster. Art Collection, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 2017.


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May 30, 2017

Hyperbolic Rose


Hyperbolic Disc with Red Rim by Gabriele Meyer. Math-Art Exhibit, National Math Festival, Washington, D.C., 2017.


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May 29, 2017

Autumn Star


Autumn by George W. Hart. Math-Art Exhibit, National Math Festival, Washington, D.C., 2017.

See also "Gyrangle." 

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May 28, 2017

Gordian Wood Knot


Gordian Knot by Koos Verhoeff. Math-Art Exhibit, National Math Festival, Washington, D.C., 2017.

For more by Koos Verhoeff, see "Fractal Tree in Bronze."

See also "Gordian Knot Theory."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 27, 2017

Sunwork


Artery Plaza Sunwork by John Van Alstine. Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, 2017.


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May 26, 2017

Metro Arch


Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station. Washington, D.C., 2017.


Artwork at the Chinatown exit: The Glory of Chinese Descendants by Foon Sham.

See also "Rain Garden Forms."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 25, 2017

Old Vic


Victoria College (Old Vic), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.


"The Truth Shall Make You Free."

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May 24, 2017

Knot Crossings


Kells Nest by Bill Vazan. St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.


See also "Chaos Speaks" and "Worm Tracks."

Photos by I. Peterson

May 23, 2017

Niagara Falls in Spring


Springtime view of the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 22, 2017

Concrete Wave


Wave by Ted Bieler. Medical Science Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.

See also "Block Wall" and "Helix of Life."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 21, 2017

Toronto Time


Sundial. Sanford Fleming Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 20, 2017

Bronze Power


Survivors Are Not Heroes by Sorel Etrog. Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.


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May 19, 2017

Spiked Triangles


Sculpture by Ron Baird. College Street, Faculty of Architecture, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2017.


Photos by I. Peterson