art , mathematics , cylinders
Every form and shape that surrounds us has a purpose, and mathematics helps in understanding it. Mathematics provides a source of abstract forms, i.e., mathematical structures, which are deliberately emptied of any content and therefore adaptable to any content. Art History is a testimony of great artists who adapted abstract mathematical forms, giving them artistic content. The article was inspired by a piece of art that I purchased of a talented emerging Ecuadorian artist, Tanya Zevallos. Her “Cylindrical Abstract Construction #124” artwork inspired me to look at the mathematical perspective that she gave in her art and construct further abstract aesthetics using cylinders.
Bica, Ion. (2022) Hypercylindrical art. Proceedings of Bridges 2022: Mathematics, Art, Music, Architecture, Culture., 467-470. Tessellations Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona, ISBN 978-1-938664-42-7. http://archive.bridgesmathart.org/2022/bridges2022-467.html
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