Proportion: In Art & Architecture (Wooden Books North America Editions) (Paperback)

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What is the difference between ratio and proportion? When is a harmonic rectangle also geometric? Do pentagons, hexagons, and heptagons really each have their own characters? Is there a secret to great art?

In this beautiful little book, art educator Michael Schneider presents a groundbreaking synthesis of proportion in the ancient world. From temples to dinner plates, paintings to pots, archways to jewelry, discover the eternally useful tools and techniques of the masters. 

About the Author


Michael Schneider is an educator, specializing in the use of mathematics in art. He has taught at the Met, New York, and at the California college of the Arts, San Francisco. Also the author of the bestselling A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe, he lives in California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781952178344
ISBN-10: 1952178347
Publisher: Wooden Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 2023
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Wooden Books North America Editions