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Watts Towers, Jo Farb Hernandez Nov 2001

Watts Towers, Jo Farb Hernandez

Jo Farb Hernández

No abstract provided.


Mathematical Aspects Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier Jan 2001

Mathematical Aspects Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

The mathematical principles of pattern making according to symmetrical repetition are well-known today, but the mathematical aspects of pattern formation have been glossed over in the study of Oriental carpets, or neglected in favor of either an appreciation of color and form or a discussion of social and ethnic origins. This article seeks to address several mathematical aspects of Oriental carpets, which are both integral to their form and manifest in their visual make-up.


The Pots Of Jatumpamba, Joe Molinaro Dec 2000

The Pots Of Jatumpamba, Joe Molinaro

Joe Molinaro

Narrative and photo essay describing the work of the Jatumpamba women potters living in the highlands of southern Ecuador, written by Joe Molinaro and Nancy Bronner.


A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier Dec 2000

A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

No abstract provided.