Geometry and Art: From Escher to animation

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Geometry and Art: From Escher to animation

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Great event coming up at CUNY –

Wednesday, May 2, 6:30 pm – Free

Learn about mathematician Donald Coxeter and contemporary artwork that uses geometry. With Siobhan Roberts, author of King of Infinite Space: Donald Coxeter, The Man Who Saved Geometry, George Hart, sculptor and author of the online Encyclopedia of Polyhedra, Emmy Award-winning animator Mark Neumann,
and Jeff Weeks’ Dodecahedral Universe, a trippy 3D animated fly-through of geometric space.

Arrive early (4:00 pm on) and help mathematician Dan Duddy construct a shadow of the fourth dimension; a giant truncated hyperdodecahedron. Everyone is welcome!

The Graduate Center
of the City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th St)

CUNY Graduate Center: Science and the Arts – Link.

2 thoughts on “Geometry and Art: From Escher to animation

  1. schill says:

    For anyone who’s interested, the structure in the picture was constructed using Zome ( I imagine this is what will be used to construct the truncated hyperdodecahedron.

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