Ceiling Braces

St. Louis, Missouri
Gelatin Silver Print
H: 10 in. x W: 8 in.

The photograph documents basic geometry, in this case a complex hexagram of six triangular wedges used in a humble state park facility to create a round structure. Nickel was intrigued by the tension between the lines moving outward, penetrating the blocking, and the enclosing of those lines by the hexagonal shape.

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