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When I was young, my father, an engineer and tech freak, had a book in his library titled the Lore of Large Numbers.

When I created the artwork numbertheory I remember thinking back on this book. It was arcane, but held promises of special knowledge a keys to our essence.

I imagined we could all be represented by complex combinations of large, never recurring numbers.

The work uses pseudo random number generation to generate both the numbers in the cells and the hexidecimal numbers that generate the color combinations. No visit is the same. It refreshes itself regenerating new experiences within the gridded framework.

It's simple, but it's elegant.

The work was first completed in 1999.