Unobservable Universe

2016 (
'3-Year Journey' Collection, No.7)
Recycled Copper, Nails, Paint, Recycled Frame
3D: 53" x 15" x 3.5" (Original)

Matthias was inspired to create this mathematical masterpiece from his graduate mathematics course in Modern Differential Geometry- intersecting normal lines to an ellipse, in this case, a rectangular window.

Humankind’s insatiable obsession with understanding the unknown is in question. Why are we so uncomfortable with the unknown? What do you see when you stare into the small window to the universe?

(Room Display)
Unobservable Universe