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Visit this site: http://www.helasculpt.com/

Author:Helaman Ferguson
Description: A mathematician sculptor whose stone and bronze artworks include "Aperiodic Penrose," the Coons Siggraph award, "Esker Trefoil Torus," "Fibonacci Fountain," "Fibonacci Tetrahedron," "Figureeight Knot," "Eine Kleine Link Musik," "Torus with Cross-Cap," and "Umbilic Torus." In Ferguson's own words, "What worthless looking rocks await my hand and mind to transform them to beautiful and irresistible artifacts with my imprint of timeless mathematical theorems?" In addition to a gallery of sculptures, the site also provides the artist's statement; and information about Ferguson's background, shows, and lectures.

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Recreations
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Fibonacci Sequence, Knot Theory, Art

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