The Geometry Of Art And Life

Author: Matila Costiescu Ghyka
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486235424
Size: 26.87 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.

The Geometry Of Art And Life

Author: Matila Costiescu Ghyka
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486235424
Size: 18.97 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: 42.12 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: 34.32 MB
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This survey traces the effects of geometry on artistic achievement and clearly discusses its importance to artists and scientists.

The Painter S Secret Geometry

Author: Charles Bouleau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486795500
Size: 25.12 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 Geometry Of An Art

Author: Kirsti Andersen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387489469
Size: 73.74 MB
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This review of literature on perspective constructions from the Renaissance through the 18th century covers 175 authors, emphasizing Peiro della Francesca, Guidobaldo del Monte, Simon Stevin, Brook Taylor, and Johann Heinrich.

Sacred Geometry

Author: Stephen Skinner
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402765827
Size: 16.24 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 ...

Geometry Of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568982496
Size: 21.62 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 Geometry Of Love

Author: Jessica Levine
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 1938314638
Size: 16.14 MB
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These are the questions asked in The Geometry of Love, a provocative and deeply psychological tale that explores the surprising choices we make in our romantic lives.

The Golden Number

Author: Matila C. Ghyka
Publisher: Inner Traditions
ISBN: 9781594771002
Size: 44.30 MB
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Presenting Matila Ghyka’s classic treatise on the Golden Number for the first time in English, this book reveals the many ways this ratio can be found not only in the organic forms of nature--such as in the spirals of shells or the number ...