Nickel cut a 28-inch plywood disk into concentric rings of equal thickness, numbering the rings on a horizontal line from center to periphery. He rotated each ring two inches counterclockwise and reassembled the disk. The grain and the numbers on the offset rings created a subtle vortex.

Circle Piece

Brentwood, Missouri
August 1977
H 28 x W 28 x D 1 (in.)
H 71 x W 71 x D 3 (cm.)