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Dragon SilhouetteBy Andrey Saharov

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US$ 780



Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Thread and pins on wood

Edition of 20

Dimensions: 55cm (H) x 55cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 21.7" (H) x 21.7" (W) x 0.8" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat

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Artist Statement

Dragons are referenced in many cultures throughout the world. Some are mystical, most are fierce, and some even evil. This dragon shows up amidst a sea of random noise. This handmade string artwork is made with a single string that is threaded on a circle. The background “noise” is created by random straight lines and contrasts with the dragon silhouette.

The dragon in the middle of its web knitted with a single 1.5km long string on wood with 200 aluminum rivets on the knitting area boundary. It's manifested in being, while it's seemingly woven from randomness, which leaves a strong impression.


Artist Profile

Born: 1979
Hometown: Moscow
Based in: Moscow

I'm an artist and mathematician. I've always been fascinated by fractals and other patterns occurring in dynamical systems. That turned out to be directly related to classical string art. It takes some research and calculus to pass from symmetric circular patterns to arbitrary photorealistic images inside a circle, but the …


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