The Geometry Of Art And Life

Author: Matila Costiescu Ghyka
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486235424
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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: 70.97 MB
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This classic study probes the geometric interrelationships between art and life in discussions that range from Plato, Pythagoras, and Archimedes to modern architecture and art.

Art And Geometry

Author: William M. Ivins
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486143589
Size: 79.23 MB
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This book is perhaps the only concise history in English of the development of mathematical perspective and projective geometry.

Geometry Of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568982496
Size: 51.15 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: Margaret Visser
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504011708
Size: 21.16 MB
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A “delightful” tour of Rome’s St. Agnes Outside the Walls, examining the stories, rituals, and architecture of this seventeen-hundred-year-old building (The Christian Science Monitor).

The Painter S Secret Geometry

Author: Charles Bouleau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486780406
Size: 48.10 MB
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"This richly illustrated examination of visual arts in the European tradition shows how the great masters employed the Golden Mean and other geometrical patterns to compose their paintings.

The Geometry Of Desert

Author: Shelly Kagan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190233729
Size: 17.28 MB
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The Geometry of Desert explores a number of these less familiar questions, using graphs to illustrate the various possible answers.

Essays On The Blurring Of Art And Life

Author: Allan Kaprow
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520240797
Size: 67.72 MB
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"Allan Kaprow's essays sound fresh and new…. Artists of the world, read this--you have nothing to lose but your equilibrium."—Lucy R. Lippard, author of Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America

The Elements Of Dynamic Symmetry

Author: Jay Hambidge
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486140253
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But Hambidge, who was not only a theoretician but also a practicing artist, did much more than analyze classical art and its principles of design: he worked out a series of root rectangles that the artist, using the simple mathematics ...

Intimate Geometries

Author: Robert Storr
Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC
ISBN: 1580933637
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Renowned critic and curator Robert Storr, acknowledged as Bourgeoiss leading interpreter, presents a chronological account of the artists career, weaving in thematic discussions accompanied by sequential portfolios of the artists work.