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 other topics include the golden section geometrical shapes on the plane geometrical shapes in space crystal lattices and other fascinating subjects 80 plates and 64 figures. The geometry of art and life by matila ghyka is an interesting book that pertains primarily to ancient information regarding the fiine arts geometry unites all aspects of this book all aspects of geometry are utilized to manage the organic and inorganic in time and space. The national council of teachers of mathematics has a complete mini unit about geometry in the world of art after viewing and discussing many of kandinskys paintings the students began by outlining geometric shapes onto canvas boards next the students used acrylic paint to complete their shape art
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