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Later on Luca experimented with the total amount of squares and different configurations of squares. By definition, a cube is a three dimensional shape, contained by six equal squares. Pictorially any side of a two-dimensional square can be attached to another square on any of its four sides. Another constant of Luca's cubomania is that the newly arrived at image always appears to derive all of its elements exclusively from the same source image. Whenever I have revisited Les orgies des quanta over the years, I find myself experiencing it for the first time. It never fails to inspire or provoke me. It seems to contain hidden portents that have yet to be revealed. This rather diminutive book, more akin to a booklet, has become one of my most reliable touchstones. Under its influence, I have over time continued to experiment with the technique of cubomania with varying results.

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