Geometry and the visual arts by Dan Pedoe

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Geometry and the Visual Arts is incredibly insightful and shows how art and mathematics can work in harmony together, often without you even realizing. I've read a couple of books on the subject of art and mathematics, and other than The Painter's Secret Geometry: A Study of Composition in Art, they are either too deep or too shallow/5.

This survey traces the effects of geometry on artistic achievement and clearly discusses its importance to artists, scientists, architects, philosophers, and others. In addition to profiles of Vitruvius, Albrecht Durer, and Leonardo da Vinci, it includes a survey of projective geometry, mathematical curves, theories of perspective, architectural form, and concepts of space.

Geometry and the Visual Arts is a Dover republication of a book originally published in England by Penguin Books in and in the United States by St. Martin’s Press in The book’s original title was Geometry and the Liberal Arts. Neither title is entirely appropriate.

"A lucid and masterly survey.". — Mathematics GazetteProfessor Pedoe is widely known as a fine teacher and a fine geometer. His abilities in both areas are clearly evident in this self-contained, well-written, and lucid introduction to the scope and methods of elementary geometry.5/5(2).

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