This sculpture, created in 2014, is based on the first three generations of a fractal curve that develops radially outward. The starting point is a simple saddle, and the final form has an envelope that is roughly hemispherical. The space curves were created by fitting a series of planar fractal curves to the surface of an octahedron. This fractal structure possesses two-fold rotational symmetry. The sculpture, which was partly inspired by brain coral, measures 21" in width and 11" in height.
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Copyright 2014 Robert Fathauer