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Imagine Math pp 127-139 | Cite as

All the Numbers End in Numbers. On a Work by Alighiero Boetti

  • Andrea Valle

Abstract

Alighiero Boetti is one of the most representative contemporary Italian artist and his opus is raising a constantly growing international interest. Many of his works can be realized on very different supports and make use of algorithmic procedures. This contribution analyzes a minimal work, consisting only of the linguistic description of a process, with the aim of demonstrating that, in spite of its simplicity, it shows various relevant features of Boetti’s aesthetics.

Keywords

Iterate Function System Algorithmic Procedure Linguistic Description Loop Vertex Composition Principle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Valle
    • 1
  1. 1.CIRMAUniversity of TorinoItaly

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