Richard Hassell

Net VI Limited Edition of 12

Net VI gives the impression of a series of overlapping rectangles, a little like a Mondrian composition. At the same time, chevron, zigzag and arrow motifs appear at different scales when looked at from a distance.

Net VI is actually based on octagons and squares, and incorporates a space-filling curve I discovered in 2011, along with an interesting vase-like fractal. The fractal reminded me of ancient Chinese script, and old coins, so it seemed appropriate to make a pure octagonal shape, a very auspicious symbol in Chinese culture.

  • Conservation Pigment Ink print on Bamboo Awagami Washi paper
  • 118 x 84 cm
    (46.46 x 33.07 in)
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