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Title: Mathematics and Art: The Good, The Bad, and the Pretty
Url: http://www.maa.org/meetings/calendar-events/math-and-art-the-good-the...
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Description: The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) sponsors an annual MAA Distinguished Lecture as an occasion to celebrate the many joys of mathematics. Professor Annalisa Crannell of Franklin and Marshall College used this opportunity to talk about "The Good, The Bad, and the Pretty" of mathematics. Her wonderful talk can be found here, along with an interview that gives her the chance to talk about her own work. In her talk, she focuses in on the use of mathematics to create realistic art. Specifically, she talks about how most realistic art attempts to depict a three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional canvas. Of course, this presents certain challenges, and she draws on examples from the work of Albrecht Durer to offer some perspective on this dilemma. One of the many highlights of her talk is when she presents a challenge to the audience involving an artist, a pedestal, and a squirrel.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Arts in general -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Industrial engineering -- Applied mathematics. Quantitative methods
Fine arts -- Arts in general -- The arts in relation to other subjects, A-Z -- Mathematics
GEM Subject: Arts
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Real-world applications
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2010-10-06
Resource Type: Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Rights: The Mathematical Association of America
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-02-01 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-07-26 09:32:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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