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Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) knew about mathematical models. Martin Hammer and Christine Lodder quote a December 1935 letter from Hepworth to her husband Ben Nicholson: "John Summerson says there are some marvelous things in a mathematical school in Oxford -- sculptural working out of mathematical equations -- hidden away in a cupboard -- I think I shall go to Oxford as soon as I get back from Leeds." [Hammer2, p. 115-116]
Oval with Points (1968-1970)
Henry Moore was born in England, the seventh of ten children, to a coal miner who taught himself enough mathematics to enable him to become manager of the mine in which he worked.
Objet Mathematique [Mathematical object], 1934-36
Man Ray was an important photographer, film-maker, and painter, primarily associated with the Surrealist movement.
Head of a Woman 1964
Naum Gabo (1890-1977) was a sculptor and a major architect of the Constructivist movement. Gabo's early figurative constructions are reminiscent of of cardboard models of second order surfaces made with interlocking cross sections. [Hammer, p. 50]