Golden Section Painting #6Artist(s)Dorothea RockburneObject Creation Date1975Medium & Supportkraft paper and blue pencil on linenDimensions
28 15/16 in. x 39 in. ( 73.5 cm x 99 cm )Credit LineMuseum PurchaseSubject matter
The “golden section” is when the ratio of the whole line (A) to the large segment (B) is the same as the ratio of the large segment (B) to the small segment (C); ie, A is to B as B is to C. Rockburne derives her rectangular golden sections from the square. The blue pencil lines follow the principles of dynamic symmetry.Physical Description
folded kraft paper marked with blue pencil affixed to linenPrimary Object Classification Mixed Media Primary Object TypecollageCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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