Kandinsky, Bauhaus artist and lecturer, saw colours and as shapes. Numbers can be shapes, too. Colours, shapes and numbers combine in the creation of a set of three fine silk braids: triangular numbers (yellow, “sharp”, edgy); square numbers (red, “earthbound”, balanced); and circular numbers (blue, “spiritual”, the colour of the heavens).
Materials: silk thread, grey board, acrylic paint, paper
A triangular number is also known as a triangle number. It is a number that can be represented by a triangular array.
A circular number is also known as a curious number. It is a number whose square ends in the same digits as the number, itself.
A square number is also known as a perfect square. It is the number produced by multiplying an integer by itself.