Why do we resonate so much with Rome’s Republic––a Republic which barely resembles our own, and a Republic that fractured after a century of civil war and was then diluted to symbolism for the rest of its imperial history? The answer is simple, and it doesn’t just pertain to Rome.
By Dane Hildreth: "Calculost" is done with acrylic and felt pens, and is about the struggle and harmony of balancing advanced art and academic classes in high school. The keen eye will notice that the formulas on the figure's jacket are from physics and calculus, while those on the inner shirt are from statistics. Meanwhile, the formulas in the background are from geometry, straight from the polymathic skills of the Ancient Greeks.