Mathematics in Art
(Formerly 136.102) Specific theory, structuring systems, and mathematical methods and principles used in works of art from various historical periods and contexts will be explored in relation to Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries. Topics include: linear perspective; shapes, patterns, balance and symmetry; ratio, proportion and harmony; and order, dynamics, and chaos. The course will be one half art and one half mathematics, team-taught by faculty from the School of Art and the Department of Mathematics. This course is also given in the School of Art as FA 1020. This course cannot be used as part of an Honours, Major, General, or Minor program in the mathematical sciences. Not to be held with FA 1020 (or 054.102). No prerequisite.
Winter 2018 sections
Instructor: Michelle Davidson CRN: 50364 Lecture Location: 136 Art Lab Dates: January 03 – April 06 Time: 08:30–09:45, Tu.Th. Final Exam Date: Tuesday, April 10 Time: 1:30 p.m. Duration: 120 minutes Location: Brown Gym Frank Kennedy
Instructor: Darja Barr CRN: 50365 Lecture Location: 136 Art Lab Dates: January 03 – April 06 Time: 13:00–14:15, Tu.Th. Final Exam Date: Tuesday, April 10 Time: 1:30 p.m. Duration: 120 minutes Location: Brown Gym Frank Kennedy