stereometry

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stereometry

(ˌstɛrɪˈɒmɪtrɪ; ˌstɪər-)
n
(General Physics) the measurement of volume
stereometric, ˌstereoˈmetrical adj

stereometry

1. the process of determining the volume and dimensions of a solid.
2. the process of determining the specific gravity of a liquid. — stereometric, adj.
See also: Measurement
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Its extraordinary fusion of stereometrical and biomorphic forms resulted from Genzken's radical decision in 1975 to deploy computer design to create the extremely elongated curves first of her Ellipsoids (1976-82) and later of her Hyperbolos (1979-83), mathematically exact sinuosities that seemed to suddenly stand the techno-scientistic Minimalist boxes on their male blockheads.
Negating her sculpture's perfectly executed stereometrical forms, she opted in favor of an aesthetic of dispersal and dissemination (of monochrome gray matter such as cement and concrete) and of architectural fractures.