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.
description from direct communication with the artist:
“Text quoted from Galileo Galilei, Il Saggiatore (1623) reads: 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.
Format: 224 characters, 8 characters per line, 14 lines per column, 2 columns”
Detail images of the work
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