Yvette Kaiser Smith

  • Czech Republic (b. 1958 in Prague)
  • Currently in Chicago, United States.
  • Moved to United States in 1969. Full time artist since receiving MFA in Sculpture from University of Chicago in 1994. Has exhibited extensively at regional museums, art centers, and university galleries throughout the US and alternative spaces abroad.
Pi in Pascal's Triangle Round

Pi in Pascal's Triangle Round

  • 2010
  • Crocheted fiberglass roving with hard-finish polyester resin.
  • 44 x 35 x 2 inches

  • Each numerical value is assigned its own color. A deep ruby red represents numerical value 9 and dilutes down appropriately to articulate the odd digits. A deep cinnamon color represents numerical value 8 and dilutes down to articulate the even digits.
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    Pi in Pascal's Triangle | 2010

Two triangles construct each circle or square. The form of each triangle is based on the first four rows of Pascal's Triangle. Color pattern is created by employing the first 30 digits of pi.