The Art of Maths
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Mathematics and art are more similar than is commonly thought. Each is concerned with the process of being highly creative with abstract objects and of producing everlasting work of great aesthetic beauty.
Early art inspired by geometry, symmetry, numbers and algebra will be considered, as will the role maths played in the art of the Renaissance. Mathematics’ influence on other artistic forms will be explored, taking us up to the work of Escher and how this inspired the study of Fractals.
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