Beautiful Geometry by Eli Maor & Eugen Jost

This reminds me of my teenaged distractions with geometric art while my eyes glazed over during grade 10 math class.

Looks to be a very interesting book. Thanks to Acid Free Pulp for bringing this to our attention.


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“By itself, a geometric construction is a stark, black-and-white array of lines and circles. But add color to it, and it can become an exquisite work or art.”

beautiful geometry cover

After a tiresome evening out a few years ago, I, along with a few other sleepy souls, was stuck on a subway train platform in the middle of the night. There was something fishy going on in the subway and everything was at a standstill. The man next to me told me he was the artist-in-residence at the Bowery Poetry Club. He gave me the exhibition’s promotional card and the next morning I looked him up. The artist† was a professor of mathematics who used his knowledge to produce math-inspired artwork. Except for the drawings of MC Escher, I had never really taken into account the role math could take in visual art.

This anecdote is what brought me to Beautiful Geometry

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I am Theresa. I am a Mother, Grandmother and intermittent writer. I published a bittersweet novel in 2011 under the pen name of Florence T Lyon. I am also a real life survivor, community volunteer, Archives and Records Management graduate, and long-time IT support worker trying to keep up with technological changes. Can't eke a living off of my writing skills - yet!
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1 Response to Beautiful Geometry by Eli Maor & Eugen Jost

  1. Thanks for re-blogging!

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