Documentation, On the Mathematics of Geometry in My Abstract Paintings

Description
Between 1968 and 1975, the artist and author Crockett Johnson (1906-1975) sent a variety of mathematical inquiries to his Connecticut acquaintance Milton (Mickey) Rosenau. He also sent this reprint of a paper he published in the journal Leonardo in 1972 (vol. 5, pp. 97-101).
For related transactions, see the collection of Crockett Johnson's mathematical paintings (1979.1093), related nonaccessioned correspondence and drawings of CJ (transaction 1979.3083), and correspondence received from Harley Flanders (2009.3005).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1972
maker
Johnson, Crockett
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .3 cm x 21.4 cm x 28.7 cm; 1/8 in x 8 7/16 in x 11 5/16 in
ID Number
2012.3120.02
nonaccession number
2012.3120
catalog number
2012.3120.02
Credit Line
Gift of Milton D. Rosenau, Jr.
subject
Mathematics
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Crockett Johnson
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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