Artsuite - Stacked Enneper surface 7 with retina - Minimal Surface Series - Original drawing by Michael Whittle made with ink, pencil and watercolour on paper.  31 × 22 inches.  This series of drawings contrast two very different ways of modeling the world and our ideas about it.  Minimal surfaces are surface area-minimizing objects discovered by Mathematicians.

MICHAEL WHITTLE

Minimal Surface Series | Drawing | 2017 

 

(Stacked 7 lobed Enneper with neural network detected retinal vasculature  

This series of drawings contrast two very different ways of modeling the world and our ideas about it.  Minimal surfaces are surface area-minimizing objects discovered by Mathematicians.  Suspended beneath these objects are the fractal-like blood vessels of the human retina. 

 

Size

22 × 31 inches - Framed

 

Materials


Ink, pencil and watercolour on paper

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

Stacked Enneper surface 7 with retina

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MICHAEL WHITTLE

Minimal Surface Series | Drawing | 2017 

 

(Stacked 7 lobed Enneper with neural network detected retinal vasculature  

This series of drawings contrast two very different ways of modeling the world and our ideas about it.  Minimal surfaces are surface area-minimizing objects discovered by Mathematicians.  Suspended beneath these objects are the fractal-like blood vessels of the human retina. 

 

Size

22 × 31 inches - Framed

 

Materials


Ink, pencil and watercolour on paper

 

Authenticity

Hand signed by the artist

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Michael Whittle

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What if the solution to a puzzle you’d been struggling to solve ended up being the METHOD you were using to solve it? Sounds strange, but that’s exactly how English artist and researcher Michael Whittle came up with the idea for his award-winning 2015 PhD thesis, which has since been downloaded more than 58,000 times in 25 different countries. After receiving his MA from London's Royal College of Art...