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"White Rhinoceros, Opus 714," by Robert J. Lang © Robert J. Lang

One uncut square of Japanese paper, 11" x 3" x 5", 2016

This work was composed during a trip to Kenya, then fine-tuned and folded after my return to Alamo. --- Robert J. Lang

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American Mathematical Society