Battered Moonlight

George W. Hart

Battered Moonlight is made from paper mache over steel (painted in white acrylic/latex), approximately 21 inches across. If you like, you can think of it as an 11-holed, 6-edged, 1-sided surface, with chiral icosahedral symmetry. 

The light and shadow constantly change as it slowly rotates.

The steel (hardware cloth) framework, before I applied the paper mache, looked like this.

(I looked different back then, too.)

The title comes from a poem by Elizabeth Bishop, The Man-Moth.

copyright 1999, George W. Hart