Mathematical
Sculpture

SYMBOLIC
SCULPTURE BY JOHN ROBINSON

GALLERY
OF MATHEMATICS

Period
Doubling

Helaman
Ferguson is a mathematician and sculptor who expresses

mathematical
ideas in metal and stone.

without feeling like I had to learn a foreign language and a foreign alphabet.

Knots can be named with numbers

Produce a sculpture which embodies an important mathematical idea.

Among
all the forms of sculpture, the most interesting from a mathematical

point
of view may well be paper folding.

Mathematics,
as a subject dealing with abstract concepts, poses a

special
challenge for educators.

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