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Squaring the Circle by ou8nrtist2 Squaring the Circle by ou8nrtist2
This sculpture is a visual allusion to the ancient geometers quest to square the circle using only compass and straightedge.
That was a 2 dimensional exercise,I have here extrapolated and represented the idea in a three dimensional format.
It has been subsequently proven in 1882 to be an impossible task though many have come close.
To me it serves as an example of certain vain efforts and quests that in spite of the fact that they can never be solved completely ,have nevertheless a TRANS FORMATIVE or transcendental effect on the seeker and thus serve an enlightening function anyway.
It sort of teaches one to redirect focus on process rather than outcome…
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massagegoddess1 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
Where can I purchase this?
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ou8nrtist2 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Professional
You could purchase it from me,but I'd have to make you another one since this particular one is long gone...
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massagegoddess1 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
Ok how much and how long will it take to make?
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ou8nrtist2 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Professional
It would take me about a  week,and the cost would be $450 (plus shipping).
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massagegoddess1 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
Can it be a pendant for a necklace?
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massagegoddess1 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
What size will it be?
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justinbonnet Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
perfect.
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ou8nrtist2 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Professional
Thank you JB...
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mental-traffic Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2008
simple and beautiful. i really like all the pieces you've done like this! =)
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ou8nrtist2 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2008  Professional
It's more of my Sacred Geometry explorations...
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