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Primordial Mt.Fuji (2013) | all images courtesy the artist

What does art and math have in common? It depends on who you ask but if you’re speaking to artist Yasuo Nomura, it’s more than you think. Following in the footsteps of luminaries like Leonardo da Vinci, Jackson Pollock and Katsushika Hokusai, the contemporary Tokyo-based painter uses sequences, patterns and shapes derived from mathematical concepts like the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio.

With theoretical physics and modern mathematics in his hand, Nomura creates semi-abstracted landscapes of mountains, oceans and skies. He reconstructs the beauty of nature through numbers.

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Planet Gliese (2013)

In what is his first overseas showing in almost a decade, the 35-year old painter will be showcasing his work at hpgrp gallery (3/6 – 3/9/14) in conjunction with the New City Art Fair.

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Fibonacci scale -14:14- (2012)

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Fibonacci scale -23:49- (2012)

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Total Eclipse (2012)

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Ulam spiral -positive- (2013)

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Copernican (2012)

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ecosphere #3 (2012)