The voluptuous young model was first doubled foot to foot then wrenched apart horizontally to create this Escheresque conjoint impossibility. As often the bizarre effect is heightened by the woman's sanguinity. You can be sure that the other skilled manual painters working at the gallery that night produced nothing nearly so surreal.
About the Artist
Hirsh is a practicing biophysicist, but he has also developed as a mathematical artist. He has developed a unique scheme for mathematical manipulation of color and space using software he writes himself exclusively. It has been fully operational for several years, allowing him to create a wide array of representational, impressionist, surreal and abstract images by manipulating digital images, initially always photographs, purely through the use of mathematics. One of the specialties that has emerged from his artistic odyssey is surreal exploration of the nude female form. more »