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Triangular and Square Numbers (Axle)
  • Mel Bochner
    born 1940
    born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Triangular and Square Numbers (Axle), 1990
  • Where object was made: United States
  • charcoal, Conté crayon, tempera
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 565 x 763 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22 1/4 x 30 1/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 32 x 39 1/2 x 1 3/4 in
    Weight: 16 lbs
  • Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Fund 1993
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0276

Left: Squares made of black circles and lines. Decrese in size from bottom to top. Right: triangles, same construction. Decrease in size from bottom to top.