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.

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
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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 ...

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.

The Drawings Of Heinrich Kley

Author: H. Kley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486136612
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(0-486-22305-1) THE COMPLETE ENGRAVINGS, ETCHINGS, AND
DRYPOINTS OF ALBRECHT DÜRER, Albrecht Dürer. (0-486-22851-7) THE
COMPLETE WOODCUTS OF ALBRECHT DÜRER, Albrecht Dürer. (0-486-21097
-9) ERTÉ'S THEATRICAL COSTUMES IN FULL COLOR, Erté. (0- 486-23813-X)
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.

Electrodynamics And Classical Theory Of Fields Particles

Author: Asim Orhan Barut
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486640389
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(continued from front flap) THE GEOMETRY OF ART AND LIFE, Matila Ghyka. (
23542-4) 16.95 MATHEMAT1CS 1N THE TIME OF THE PHARAOHS, Richard J.
Gillings. (24315-X) (8.95 ESSENT1ALS FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL
WRITERS, Hardy Hoover. (24060-6) $7.95 PHYSICS AND PHILOSOPHY, Sir
James Jeans. (241 17-3) $7.95 SC1ENCE AND Music, Sir James Jeans. (61964-
8) $7.95 PRACT1CAL STAT1ST1CS S1MPLY EXPLA1NED, Russell Langley. (
22729-4) ...

The Golden Number

Author: Matila C. Ghyka
Publisher: Inner Traditions
ISBN: 9781594771002
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Presenting Matila Ghyka’s classic treatise on the Golden Number for the first time in English, this book reveals the many ways this ratio can be found not only in the organic forms of nature--such as in the spirals of shells or the number ...

The Geometry Of Lov

Author: Jessica Levine
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 1938314638
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These are the questions asked in The Geometry of Love, a novel about a love triangle set in New York in the 1980s, then fast-forwarding to Northern California 20 years later.

The Philosophical Review

Author: Jacob Gould Schurman
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into the new concepts of character and personality in the novel of the last thirty
years and an attempt to evaluate their causes. Mr. Hoffman has not undertaken
this task, but his book is a useful prelude to such an investigation. R. C. BALD
Cornell University THE GEOMETRY OF ART AND LIFE. By MATILA GHYKA. New
York, Sheed and Ward, 1946. Pp. xvii, 174. To those interested in what has been
called "dynamic symmetry," the author of this little book is well known for two
other ...