Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Mathematics 122. Math in Art

This course investigates mathematics in the context of some of its myriad connections with the art and architecture of various cultures past and present. Possible mathematical topics include systems of proportion, the development of the Golden Ratio by the ancient Greeks and its connection to Fibonacci numbers, the geometry of perspective, classifying different symmetries, non-Euclidean geometry and the fourth dimension, tessellations, and fractals.