Artistic maths

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Artistic maths

  1. 1. Artistic Maths The Golden Ratio
  2. 2. Architecture: Parthenon
  3. 3. University of Salamanca
  4. 4. Painting: The birth of Venus (Sandro Boticelli)
  5. 5. Painting: Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci)
  6. 6. Painting: Leda atómica (Salvador Dalí)
  7. 7. Nature: sea shells (Nautillus shell)
  8. 8. Human Body: Vitruvian Man (Leonardo da Vinci)
  9. 9. Our Body
  10. 10. and the question is… <ul><li>Have they got anything in common? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there anything that makes them appealling to the eye? </li></ul>
  11. 11. and the answer is…yes! It is the Golden Ratio <ul><li>The Golden Ratio is also defined as divine proportion , divine section , golden proportion or golden number. The golden ratio is often denoted by the Greek letter phi , ( φ ). </li></ul>
  12. 12. phi= 1,6180339887498…
  13. 13. Let´s compare
  14. 14. A golden rectangle
  15. 15. It´s hard to believe, but…there are Maths inside
  16. 16. The Golden ratio in design
  17. 17. The Golden Ratio in our body
  18. 18. The Golden ratio in our body
  19. 19. And last but not least… <ul><li>The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God. (Euclides) </li></ul>

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