π mapped in monochromes
monochrome
MONOCHROME 2018 | 36" * 36" | oil on panel, π mapped from memory to 2,500 digits.
deep π
DEEP π 2014 | 22" * 26" | oil on canvas, π mapped from memory to 800 digits.
deep pi detail
DEEP π 2014 | 22" * 26" | oil on canvas, π mapped from memory to 800 digits.
monochrome π
MONOCHROME | 2004 and 2014 | 22" * 26" | Oil on canvas, π written from memory to 2,000 digits.
The monochrome underpainting originated from 2004. π was painted over it a decade later.


 
I find painting π in monochrome color one of the most satisfying aspects of my practice. Interpreting the numbers through a particular mapping -- whether to size, shape, or symbol -- has become for me a meditation on number, representation, and material.