Title: Pearl Park Scriptures, Galileo
Artist(s): Roman Verostko
Date Created: 2004
Framed Dimensions: 25.25 x 34.50 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 20 x 30 in.
Medium: Plotter drawing on paper
Inventory ID: Verostko-2004-01
signed and dated lower right
Verostko developed his own software to create this work. The glyphs on the right of this image were created using a computer code that attributed a glyph, or written symbol, to each letter of the alphabet.
Text: “Philosophy is written in this grand book — I mean the universe — which stands continually opened to our gaze, but it cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and interpret the characters in which it is written. — Galileo Galilei, 1623”
Format: 224 characters, 8 characters per line, 14 lines per column, 2 columns
Source / Quelle: Galileo Galilei, Il Saggiatore, 1623
Detail images of the work
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