Robert A.Hefner III Collection, Aspen, USA




I found the illustration of the Japenese ZEN calligraphic drawing shown below in a book entitled "Sacred Geometry" by Robert Lawlor, ( Thames and Hudson ).

The caption reads `CREATION through the simple progression of the unity of the Circle, through the triangle, to the manifestation of the Square.' For the Chinese the Square is the symbol of Earth and the Circle of Heaven. I see the Triangle as Man's awareness, his INTUITION.

As I had used the three circles of the Borromean Rings concept in CREATION, GENESIS, and INTUITION, I was tempted to try a sculpture of this calligraphic drawing as well !

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