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A three-dimensional translation of the Amman lines that appear across the artist’s explorations of fivefold symmetry, Fivefold cube is based on a geometry experiment undertaken with Eliasson’s long-time collaborator, the mathematician Einar Thorsteinn. Constructed from panels of OSB particle board, the waist-high sculpture presents a composite of five cubes that have been rotated around a common axis and placed inside one another to produce a complex yet symmetrical form. The elegance and precision of the geometry contrasts with the organic irregularity of the scattered strands of compressed wood from which it is composed.