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Description - Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations by Stephen Ornes

From geometry in motion to the possibilities of pi, this stunning volume reveals how art inspired the beauty and poetry of mathematical principles.

The worlds of visual art and mathematics come together in this spectacular volume by award-winning writer Stephen Ornes. He explores the growing sensation of math art, presenting more than 80 pieces, including a crocheted, colourful representation of non-Euclidian geometry that looks like sea coral and a 65-ton, 28-foot-tall bronze sculpture covered in a space-filling curve. For each work, we get the artist's story followed by accessible and thought-provoking explanations of the mathematical concept and equations behind the art. From 3D-printed objects that give real form to abstract mathematical theories, to mystic fractals, to Andy Warhol as a solution to the Traveling Salesman Problem, these artworks embody some of strangest, most beautiful relationships among numbers and across dimensions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781454930440
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Sterling
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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