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The Painter's Secret Geometry

The Painter's Secret Geometry

A Study of Composition in Art

  • Author: Charles Bouleau
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486780406
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 272
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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. Up-to-date examples include works by Klee and Pollack. Highly sought-after cult classic and vade mecum for students of art history and artistic composition"--

Geometry at Work

Geometry at Work

  • Author: Catherine A. Gorini
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780883851647
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 217
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An examination of symmetry for the interested layman.

Connections

Connections

The Geometric Bridge Between Art and Science

  • Author: Jay Kappraff
  • Publisher: World Scientific
  • ISBN: 9789812811394
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 486
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The first edition of Connections was chosen by the National Association of Publishers (USA) as the best book in OC Mathematics, Chemistry, and Astronomy OCo Professional and ReferenceOCO in 1991. It has been a comprehensive reference in design science, bringing together in a single volume material from the areas of proportion in architecture and design, tilings and patterns, polyhedra, and symmetry. The book presents both theory and practice and has more than 750 illustrations. It is suitable for research in a variety of fields and as an aid to teaching a course in the mathematics of design. It has been influential in stimulating the burgeoning interest in the relationship between mathematics and design. In the second edition there are five new sections, supplementary, as well as a new preface describing the advances in design science since the publication of the first edition. Contents: Proportion in Architecture; Similarity; The Golden Mean; Graphs; Tilings with Polygons; Two-Dimensional Networks and Lattices; Polyhedra: Platonic Solids; Transformation of the Platonic Solids I; Transformation of the Platonic Solids II; Polyhedra: Space Filling; Isometries and Mirrors; Symmetry of the Plane. Readership: Polytechnic students, architects, designers, mathematicians and general readers."

Mathematics Education and Philosophy

Mathematics Education and Philosophy

An International Perspective

  • Author: Paul Ernest
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135716250
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 260
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Currently there is a great deal of interest in philosophical issues in the teaching and learning of both mathematics and science education. In this book Ernest has collected together papers from the foremost researchers and practitioners in the philosophy of mathematics education and related areas, together with a selection of papers from the International Congress of Mathematics Education held in Quebec in 1992. Throughout, the outstanding feature of the collection is its multidisciplinary approach to the field of study. This book is the second in Paul Ernest's "Studies in Mathematics Education" series.

James McNeill Whistler an Evolution of Painting from the Old Masters: Identified By Two Missing Masterpieces

James McNeill Whistler an Evolution of Painting from the Old Masters: Identified By Two Missing Masterpieces

  • Author: Angelle M Vinet
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1483471233
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Arts Magazine

Arts Magazine

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art
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Classical Painting Atelier

Classical Painting Atelier

A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

  • Author: Juliette Aristides
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 240
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Takes students step by step through the finest works of Old Masters and today's most respected realist artists to reveal the principles of creating full-colour realist still lifes, portraits, and figure paintings.

Art Journal

Art Journal

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art
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Glorification

Glorification

Religious Abstraction in Renaissance and 20th Century Painting

  • Author: Jeremy Robinson
  • Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Abstract expressionism
  • Page: 208
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The Arizona Quarterly

The Arizona Quarterly

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Literature
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