Wise Larks Acrylic on canvas, 16”x20” Equations that changed the world plus three larks, which are symbols of intelligence, and other symbols of learning. $640
Other paintings in this series available on request.
Knowledge is Power, Mixed media on canvas, 30”x40” The background is made of the lab notes and correspondence of famous female scientists, including Marie Curie, Emmy Noether, Rosalind Franklin, Rachel Carson, Hedy Lamarr, Maria Geoppert Meyer, Gerty Cori, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Ada Lovelace, Dorothy Hodgkin, Lise Meitner, and Mary Anning. Their names, the phrase “Knowledge is Power” in Latin, and symbols of knowledge and learning are embedded along the bottom.
Equī by Rosemarie Forsythe, Acrylic on canvas 16”x20” Horses fly through the night over equations used to calculate the speed of a galloping horse. Horses are symbols of many things in many cultures: power, endurance, courage, enlightenment, and the triumph of good over evil.
“Maxwell’s Magical Fields” 36”x48” acrylic on canvas celebrates James Maxwell’s equations on electromagnetism, which triggered a social and technological revolution. They led to the invention of radio, radar, television, the telephone, wireless connections, and most modern communications systems. Equations and proofs of Faraday and Maxwell are embedded throughout the roots of the trees. The jewelled elements on the tree trunks are symbols related to change, knowledge, learning, and wisdom. SOLD
Wise Owl Acrylic on canvas, 16”x20” Equations that changed the world plus an owl, a symbol of intelligence, and other symbols of learning. $640
"Seventeen Equations That Changed the World" flashe and acrylic on canvas, 30"x40", 2015, includes symbols from different cultures for wisdom, learning and knowledge. The math and science equations embedded at the roots of the trees include, among others, Newton's law of gravitation, Euler's formula for polyhedra, the Navier-Stokes equation, and Einstein's theory of relativity. Mathematician Ian Stewart included these particular 17 equations in his book In Pursuit of the Unknown. The trees represent the arbor philosophica -- to plant the philosopher's tree is to stimulate the creative imagination. Chosen by the Art in Embassies program for exhibition at US Embassy in Amman, Jordan 2021-2023