100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Math and the Arts

100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Math and the Arts

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"At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinity--after all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world of the arts is rich with pattern. Barrow whisks us through 100 thought-provoking and often whimsical intersections between math and many arts, from the golden ratios of Mondrian's rectangles and the curious fractal-like nature of Pollock's drip paintings to ballerinas' gravity-defying leaps and the next generation of monkeys on typewriters tackling Shakespeare"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780393246551
0393246558
Branch Call Number: 700.105 B2792O 2014
Characteristics: xiv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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