April 24, 2017

Columbia River Vista


Columbia River, Washington, 1977.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 22, 2017

Zen West


Zen West by Kosso Eloul. St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 2010.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 21, 2017

Tile Symmetries


Johnson City, Tennessee, 2008.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 20, 2017

Side Steps


Sculpture, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 2010.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 19, 2017

Ceiling Light


Siegel Center, Sara Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 18, 2017

Drain Geometry


Storm drain. Kingston, Ontario, 1974.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 16, 2017

Embroidered Quilt Pattern


Cotton embroidered quilt with geometric pattern, from Bangladesh, 2016.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 15, 2017

Cube Clouds


Clouds by Harriet Brisson. Exhibition of Mathematical Art, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, California, 2008.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 14, 2017

April 13, 2017

Triangle Seat


Exploratorium, San Francisco, California, 2013.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 12, 2017

Ceramic Ribbons


Glazed ceramic sculpture by Jun Kaneko. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 11, 2017

Dock Remnant


Gaspe peninsula, Quebec, 1974.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 10, 2017

April 9, 2017

Jan Hus Memorial


Jan Hus Memorial, Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), 1985.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 8, 2017

April 7, 2017

Reaching High


Port Hope, Ontario, 2013.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 6, 2017

Widow's Cross


Widow's Cross (Seldum pulchellum), Missouri, 1981.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 5, 2017

One Up, One Down


L's--One Up One Down by George Rickey. Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2010.


Photos by I. Peterson

April 4, 2017

Kopernik


Kopernik by Dudley Vaill Talcott. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 3, 2017

April 2, 2017

Tilted Tree


Northern Ontario, 1974.

Photo by I. Peterson

April 1, 2017

Nova Scotia Skyline


Sydney, Nova Scotia, 1974.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 31, 2017

Fountain Channels


Sheldahl Anniversary Fountain by Raymond L. Jacobson. Bridge Square, Northfield, Minnesota, 2010.


Photos by I. Peterson

March 30, 2017

Earl Hall


Earl Hall, Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 29, 2017

Three-Way Pieces


Three-Way Piece No. 1: Points by Henry Moore. Revson Plaza, Columbia University, New York City, 2017.


Three-Way Piece No. 2 (The Archer) by Henry Moore. City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, 1999.

See also "Reclining Figure."

Photos by I. Peterson

March 28, 2017

Columbia Math


Expression of architectural symmetry at the mathematics building, spoiled only by an air conditioner and unruly shrubs. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 27, 2017

Taming Pegasus


Bellerophon Taming Pegasus by Jacques Lipchitz. Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 26, 2017

Deep Thought


The Thinker by Auguste Rodin. Philosophy Hall, Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 25, 2017

Life Force


Life Force by David Bakalar. Revson Plaza, Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 24, 2017

March 23, 2017

Window Gold


Brown Memorial Tower, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

March 22, 2017

Cloaked Owl


Alma Mater (detail) by Daniel Chester French. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.


Photos by I. Peterson

March 21, 2017

Reclining Figure


Reclining Figure by Henry Moore. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

For other Henry Moore sculptures, see "Knife Edge Guard" and "Henry Moore at MIT." 

Photo by I. Peterson

March 20, 2017

Zigs and Zags


Northwest Corner Building. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.




Photos by I. Peterson

March 19, 2017

Half-Cylinder Sundial


Camp Columbia Sundial. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.

For other sundials, see "Como Sundial," "Spherical Sundial," and "Giant Sundial."

Photo by I. Peterson

March 18, 2017

Columbia Curl


The Curl by Clement Meadmore. Columbia University, New York City, 2017.


For more on Clement Meadmore, see "Bending a Square Prism."

Photos by I. Peterson

March 17, 2017

Gallery Cutouts


East Building skyline, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2008.


Photo by I. Peterson

March 16, 2017

Polyhedral Lamp


Polyhedral lamp by Hans Schepker. On display at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007.


Photo by I. Peterson

March 15, 2017

City Shades


Hotel room view. New York City, 2014.

Photo by I. Peterson