MUSEUM OF THE GOLDEN RATIO - A GEOMETRY OF LIFE AND ART

 

A virtual museum dedicated to collecting and preserving individual expressions in art of the myriad aspects of the Golden Ratio, a mysterious and magical principle which appears in nature, architecture, and mathematics.

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FEATURED ARTISTS

 

LARA GIORDANO

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LAURA BATTLE

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GRACE DeGENNARO

BALLINGLEN 26

UPCOMING EXHIBITION

 

THE MUSEUM OF THE GOLDEN RATIO PRESENTS

THE PERFECT MEASURE - The Golden Ratio in Contemporary Art

 

THE GALLERY AT THE FACTORY - SAUGERTIES PERFORMING ARTS FACTORY

169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties, New York 12477

April 12 - May 10, 2014

Gallery Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun, 12-5

Opening Reception April 12 - 4-7 pm

 

On Saturday, April 12 and lasting four weeks, The Gallery at the Factory at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory will host the exhibition The Perfect Measure: The Golden Ratio in Contemporary Art.

Curated by artist and writer Astrid Fitzgerald, the exhibition will include works by eleven artists selected from the collection of the Museum of the Golden Ratio - a virtual museum dedicated to collecting and preserving individual expressions in art of the myriad aspects of the Golden Ratio. What these artists all have in common is their love of geometric and mathematical principles, in particular the Golden Ratio, Platonic Solids and Fibonacci Numbers.  [more]

NEW PUBLICATION

INFINITE MEASURE


Learning to Design in Geometric Harmony
with Art, Architecture, and Nature

 

 by Rachel Fletcher

 

Infinite Measure is a creative workbook and an authoritative reference guide for teachers, students, and practitioners of design, including architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, painting, sculpture, the graphic arts, theater and stage design, and even musical instruments and crafts. Taking pages from books of nature, art, and architecture, Fletcher provides visual designers of all art forms and disciplines with geometric methods for achieving proportion and composing harmonious spaces and places. [more]

 

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Illustration by Andy Gilmor

 

 

 

A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

 

by Natalie Wolchover, September 17, 2013

QUANTA MAGAZINE

 

Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality.

 

“This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxford University who has been following the work. [more]

 

 

 

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DESIGN AND ANALYSIS SOFTWARE INSPIRED BY PHI, THE GOLDEN RATIO

 

"Each of the hundreds of available overlay templates is a unique creation reflecting the golden ratio, expressed in lines of mathematically-based code and pixels on a screen rather than strokes of a brush. Each pattern invites the spectator to engage their perceptive and creative skills to achieve its purpose: To unveil the beauty of the golden ratio in the world around them and then to apply it in their own unique way." – Gary Meisner, creator of PhiMatrix

 

 

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