MATH SCIENCE ART

My favorite corner of the universe

Most of the work I do is celebrity portraiture and pop art.


That's fun, but my in my free time I like to illustrate interesting bits from the history of math and science.  Here are some of my favorite pieces: tributes to Nicola Tesla, Alan Turing, Ada Lovelace, and more.


These are all real artworks on board, made mostly from old math texts and engineering blueprints. Turing is made from VHS tape and VCR components. Ada Lovelace is detailed with real analog computer punch tape. Their stories are fascinating.  

I love physical manifestations of data in all its forms.  I'm currently designing a tribute to John Napier (the Scottish warlock who invented logarithms), and another to Poincare.

For descriptions of these pieces please visit my flickr gallery: https://www.flickr.com/photos/iri5/albums/72157702932775505

 

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