Geometry and the Visual Arts
ISBN10: 048624458X ISBN13: 9780486244587 Publisher: Dover Pubns Published: Mar 1 1983 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
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.