Geometry and the Visual Arts

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Courier Corporation, 1. jan. 1983 - 296 sider
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 includesÿa survey of projective geometry, mathematical curves, theories of perspective, architectural form, and concepts of space.

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List of Plates
9
Preface
11
Vitruvius
15
Albrecht Dürer
44
Leonardo da Vinci
82
Form in Architecture
102
The Optics of Euclid
124
Euclids Elements of Geometry
140
Cartesian and Projective Geometry
173
Curves
196
Space
256
Bibliography
287
Index
289
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English-born mathematician Dan Pedoe (1910?98) wrote more than 50 expositoryÿresearch papers on geometry as well as many books on math and geometry that were widely translated and have remained in print for decades.

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