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"Wow, That’s How a Math Person Thinks"

In his first ever show, math Ph.D.-turned-hedge funder-turned artist Nelson Saiers displays work informed by mathematics.

All of the objects in the abstract painting "Goaltending," for example, reference ideas from math or science: Newton's theory of gravity, Einstein's theory of relativity, Euclid's fifth postulate. 

Not that Saiers expects viewers to immediatey recognize all that:

I think the vast majority of people won’t immediately see the references. It’s pretty highbrow. But I want people to just enjoy it, and weigh my art in a positive way, but obviously I have the descriptions next to each piece, so that they can understand the thought behind it.

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Start Date: 
Friday, November 28, 2014