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"Arrangement (2)," by Adrian Dumitrescu (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Digital print, 5" x 7", 2009. This arrangement was inspired by the following result from the theory of binary space partitions in computational geometry: There exists a set S of n disjoint axis-parallel line segments with the property that any axis-parallel binary space partition of S has size at least 2n-O(n^2/3). The construction is based on a shifted double grid made of disjoint segments. "Art could come from anywhere. One just wants to be careful and not overlook it." --- Adrian Dumitrescu (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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