Frank Stella: “Geometries”

For the first time one of America’s most influential artists, Frank Stella, is releasing his new series of 22 sculptural works as NFTs. The collection, entitled Geometries, captures the minimalism and boundlessness between painting and sculpture that characterized Stella’s success, featuring sculptures whose complex shapes are a result of 30 years of exploration in computer-aided drafting, digital fabrication and 3D printing. In line with the artist’s endless …

Topographic, Architectural Chocolate Tarts

In a tasty example of ephemeral art, artist José Margulis built topographic, perception-changing sheets of 3D plastic. Collaborator and architect-turned-pastry-chef Dinara Kasko used these designs to craft pastry components by way of various “cutting machines and tools to create 3D chocolate layers,” according to PSFK. Kasko finalized the desserts by placing the layers on top of four different flavored tart cakes. The geometry here truly …

Scientists Discover a New Mathematical Tile

One of math’s more curious mysteries lies in the world of pentagons and patterns. While an infinite number of possibilities exist, only 14 convex pentagons are known to be able to “tile the plane”—meaning that when placed together, they fit together perfectly. Now, after 30 years since the last breakthrough, a team comprised of Jennifer McLoud-Mann, Casey Mann and David Von Derau of the University …