The Geometry Of Art And Life

Author: Matila Costiescu Ghyka
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486235424
Size: 17.49 MB
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This classic study probes the geometric interrelationships between art and life in discussions ranging from dissertations by Plato, Pythagoras, and Archimedes to examples of modern architecture and art.

Art And Geometry

Author: William M. Ivins
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486143589
Size: 55.57 MB
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This highly stimulating study observes many historical interrelationships between art and mathematics. It explores ancient and Renaissance painting and sculpture, the development of perspective, and advances in projective geometry.

Geometry And The Visual Arts

Author: Daniel Pedoe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486244587
Size: 73.51 MB
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This survey traces the effects of geometry on artistic achievement and clearly discusses its importance to artists and scientists.

Geometry Of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568982496
Size: 69.65 MB
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This work takes a close look at a broad range of 20th-century examples of design, architecture and illustration, revealing underlying geometric structures in their compositions.

The Painter S Secret Geometry

Author: Charles Bouleau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486795500
Size: 61.57 MB
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Richly illustrated examination of Western visual arts shows how great masters and modern painters employed the "golden mean" and other geometrical patterns. Cult classic and essential guide for art history students.

The Curves Of Life

Author: Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486237015
Size: 58.84 MB
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The significance of the spiral in nature, art, science, and the phenomena of life and growth is probed

The Geometry Of Biological Time

Author: Arthur T. Winfree
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475734840
Size: 25.62 MB
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In particular the work on excitability in cell membranes will be thoroughly updated as will the references throughout the book.

The Geometry Of Creation

Author: Robert Odell Bork
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754660620
Size: 30.58 MB
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This book offers a new perspective on Gothic architectural creativity.

Sacred Geometry

Author: Stephen Skinner
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402765827
Size: 40.51 MB
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By showing how the discoveries of mathematics are manifested over and over again in biology and physics, and how they have inspired the greatest works of art, this illuminating study reveals the universal principles that link us to the ...