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By Eliane Strosberg

ISBN-10: 0789212196

ISBN-13: 9780789212191

Today, paintings and technological know-how are frequently outlined towards one another: one consists of the construction of person aesthetic gadgets, and the opposite the invention of normal legislation of nature. all through human background, although, the bounds were much less sincerely drawn: wisdom and artifacts have usually issued from an identical resource, the pinnacle and fingers of the artisan. And artists and scientists have continually been associated, on a basic point, by means of their reliance on artistic thinking.

Art and Science is the single ebook to survey the important courting among those fields of recreation in its complete scope, from prehistory to the current day. person chapters discover how technological know-how has formed structure in each tradition and civilization; how mathematical rules and fabrics technology have underpinned the ornamental arts; how the psychology of belief has spurred the advance of portray; how photo layout and representation have advanced in tandem with equipment of clinical learn; and the way breakthroughs within the actual sciences have remodeled the acting arts. a few 265 illustrations, starting from masterworks through Dürer and Leonardo to the stunning vistas printed by means of fractal geometry, supplement the wide-ranging text.

This re-creation of Art and Science has been up-to-date to hide the continued convergence of paintings and know-how within the electronic age, a convergence that has ended in the emergence of a brand new form of author, the “cultural explorer” whose hybrid artistic endeavors defy all conventional categorization. it'll make thought-provoking analyzing for college kids and lecturers, staff in inventive and technical fields, and somebody who's excited by the background of human achievement.

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