The perfect equation: Artist combines math and art

November 7, 2014 6:33 PM

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The perfect equation: Artist combines math and art

For Nelson Saiers, a great work of art can be one of the most mind-bending and elegant of mathematical equations. In fact, for this math whiz-turned Wall Street trader-turned full-time artist, math and art aren’t as different as many people claim – they’re one and the same.

“I think an equation is a work of art in itself. I think that statement is absolutely true,” Saiers told FoxNews.com as he was getting ready for the Nov. 5 opening of his first-ever art show. “Look at a formula like e^{i \pi} + 1 = 0 [Euler’s identity]. It has the five most important numbers in all ...

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