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.

Geometry Of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568985848
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Kimberly Elam fA1/4hrt den Leser auf eine geometrische Reise und gibt Einsicht in den Designprozess, indem sie visuelle Beziehungen untersucht, die sowohl auf mathematischen Prinzipien als auch auf grundlegenden Eigenschaften des Lebens ...

Kunstformen Der Natur

Author: Ernst Haeckel
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3867415773
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" Der Naturwissenschaftler Ernst Haeckel stellt in seinem Werk sthetische Formen aus Bereichen der Botanik und der Zoologie zusammen. Zahlreiche Schwarzwei - und Farbabbildungen.

Facial Geometry

Author: Robert M. George
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398077703
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Ever since Phidias (5th century B.C.) created “golden geometry” with his golden
ratio (a.k.a. the divine proportion), artists and mathematicians have been
scrutinizing the human face for its “golden plan.” The underlying assumption is
that the more golden relations, rectangles or triangles a face possesses the more
beautiful it will be. This theme was developed by the mathematician Matila Ghyka
in her fascinating book The Geometry of Art and Life (1946). Ricketts (1982) and

Geometry Of Design

Author: Kimberly Elam
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568982496
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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.

Weaver Of Worlds

Author: David Jongeward
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892812707
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last a lifetime, but while weaving her tapestry called Emergence, Carolyn
discovered two books which were very important for the next stages of her work.
In D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form, and Matila Ghyka's The
Geometry of Art and Life, Carolyn found that the Navajo were not alone in their
appreciation of a beauty/ harmony equation. Like the Navajo, Plato believed that
the universe exists in a state of perfect harmony. Platonic schools emphasized
four areas of ...

The Drawings Of Heinrich Kley

Author: H. Kley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486136612
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DRYPOINTS OF ALBRECHT DÜRER, Albrecht Dürer. (0-486-22851-7) THE
CIVIL WAR ETCHINGS, Edwin Forbes. (0-486-28043-8) GAUGUIN'S INTIMATE
JOURNALS, Paul Gauguin. (0-48629441-2) THE GEOMETRY OF ART AND LIFE
, Matila Ghyka.