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Either intentionally or unintentionally. Include location and sculptor, if known.

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Coincidentally or not, an article on mathematical sculpture just came out in the AMS Notices: ams.org/notices/201007/rtx100700840p.pdf – Charles Staats Jul 19 '10 at 13:24
    
There is absolutely no reason to close this beautiful (literally) question. – Gil Kalai Nov 14 '13 at 21:13

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Jane and John Kostick make many mathematically inspired sculptures some of which can be seen here: http://www.jjkostick.com/jjkostick/Welcome.html

For example, Jane made a coffee table whose base is a trefoil knot.

For two more examples of sculptures that Jane built, please see the December 2008 issue of the Girls' Angle Bulletin, which can be downloaded from: http://www.girlsangle.org/page/bulletin.html

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Perhaps these are too small to count as sculptures, but there is quite a respectable collection of models of mathematical objects on display in the Mathematical Institute in Goettingen.

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The french sculptor Bernar (sic) Venet: see http://images.math.cnrs.fr/Bernar-Venet-de-l-art-et-des.html

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"Commutative Operation, 2001" made me laugh ;) – Piotr Achinger Feb 7 '14 at 18:22
    
I liked how the devotee of art was staring at "S Matrix Element, 2001". – Todd Trimble Feb 8 '14 at 12:42

The Found Math galleries at the MAA website include many mathematical sculptures.

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George Green's windmill in Nottingham has a sculpture with a mill wheel with Green's Theorem carved into it.

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