P-300b Divisibility I

Basic Information

Title: P-300b Divisibility I
Artist(s): Manfred Mohr
Date Created: 1980
Framed Dimensions: 27.75 x 27.75 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 24 x 24 in.
Medium:
Inventory ID: Mohr-1980-01

Description

signed and dated lower right

hardware: CDC 7600 supercomputer

software: Fortran IV

plotter: Benson flatbed plotter

 

“In “Divisibility”, the cube is used again as a fixed structure to generate signs. The cube is divided into four sections by a horizontal and a vertical cut. Four independent rotations of a cube are projected onto the corresponding quadrants created by the cut. In order to visually stabilize the structure, two diagonally opposed quadrants (top right and bottom left), contain the same rotation. In the first part of this work phase (1980-84), the “four-cut” is the basic structure with which the “out-lines” form shapes and the “in-lines” form signs.”

 

Detail images of the work

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