The paradoxical relaxation of arms draped across an impossible torso devoid of a conscious nervous system. This symbolizes a femininity reduced to a concentrated focus on reproduction, as in lower invertebrates. Thus, this is an intensely misogynistic image which retains a curious sexual attraction.
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 »