Artist's studio, UK
TEMPLE OF FIRE
HEIGHT 12 INCHES (30CMS)
"the sacred flame of life is fertility"
The sculpture is composed of 5 tetrahedrons, two of which are
linked end to end. The three remaining tetrahedrons support the
joined couple. The Rhombus is the `sacred flame of life', Fertility,
but I also see it being like a Gene, because you can go on adding
tetrahedrons to the sculpture for ever, so that it becomes like
a Family Tree. If you go back 1000 years, we each have millions
of ancestors. We are the Genetic melting pots of survival Genes.
Related mathematical and scientific ideas are explained in the pages on Fractals.
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