Matthew Shlian – Omoplata Pear
Dimensions: 25 x 25″ unframed
Medium: scored and folded paper
Matt Shlian’s “Omoplata Magenta” exemplifies the dynamism, color, and movement of mathematics. Shlian constructs his works from paper, based upon engineered folds to create ultimate visual engagement. He incorporates both color and shadow in his overall artistic composition.
Omoplata is a term from Brazilian jiu jitsu meaning “triangular engagement.” Shlian is an artist/engineer, whose paper works are exemplary of true genius. His works are unique expressions of a true understanding of and love for geometry and mathematics, as well as artistic skill and conceptual thought. Shlian has collaborated with scientists as well as with art institutes internationally. His works have been shown in top collections, galleries, and museums.