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 Etude...3238462643383

Pi Etude...3238462643383

  • 2012
  • Crocheted fiberglass roving with hard-finish polyester resin.
  • 105 x 38 x 16 inches

  • A direct articulation of 13 consecutive digits from within the number pi. Each of the 13 individual units is 13” wide. The value of each digit determines a unit’s height and depth. In side view, panels appear as loops in a nesting pattern.
  • Pi Etude...3238462643383  - thumbnail Flex Block (8,3) (8,5) (5,8) (6,2) - thumbnail

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    Convex Loops | 2012

In Convex Loop structures, the value of each digit determines a unit’s depth and sometimes also its height.