A Conversation for Art History 101: Obscure Mathematical Joke

What's the point

Post 1

Caiman raptor elk - Escaping the Array

I suppose that if you connect the points of the two intertwined shapes on the right and fill in the surfaces, you will get the same basic shape as on the left(?)

What's the point

Post 2

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

For an answer to that, you'd have to ask a mathematician.

The dumb cartoonist was just making a pun on 'Platonic'. smiley - blush

What's the point

Post 3

SashaQ - happysad

There is some sort of relationship between them, yes - I can see how you could rotate the objects to get the five-pointed stars to line up, and then the pointy bits on the right hand one would line up with the centres of the three-pointed stars...

I like the joke indeed A87808008smiley - laugh Superb drawings, too - fascinating to study smiley - ok

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