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Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Lynn Gamwell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-27 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This is a cultural history of mathematics and art, from antiquity to the present. Mathematicians and artists have long been on a quest to understand the physical world they see before them and the abstract objects they know by thought alone. Taking readers on a tour of the practice of
Mathematics and Art
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Claude Bruter
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-21 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Recent progress in research, teaching and communication has arisen from the use of new tools in visualization. To be fruitful, visualization needs precision and beauty. This book is a source of mathematical illustrations by mathematicians as well as artists. It offers examples in many basic mathematical fields including polyhedra theory,
The Invention of Infinity
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Judith Veronica Field
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Fully illustrated, this story brings together the histories of arts and mathematics and shows how infinity at last acquired a precise mathematical meaning.
Math and Art
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sasho Kalajdzievski
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-28 - Publisher: CRC Press

Math and Art: An Introduction to Visual Mathematics explores the potential of mathematics to generate visually appealing objects and reveals some of the beauty of mathematics. With a CD-ROM and a 16-page full-color insert, it includes numerous illustrations, computer-generated graphics, photographs, and art reproductions to demonstrate how mathemat
Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Robert Tubbs
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

During the twentieth century, many artists and writers turned to abstract mathematical ideas to help them realize their aesthetic ambitions. Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, and, perhaps most famously, Piet Mondrian used principles of mathematics in their work. Was it mere coincidence, or were these artists simply following their instincts, which