By Eliane Strosberg

Today, artwork and technology are usually outlined against one another: one contains the construction of person aesthetic gadgets, and the opposite the invention of normal legislation of nature. all through human heritage, although, the limits were much less in actual fact drawn: wisdom and artifacts have frequently issued from an analogous resource, the top and palms of the artisan. And artists and scientists have regularly been associated, on a primary point, through their reliance on inventive thinking.

Art and Science is the one publication to survey the very important courting among those fields of pastime in its complete scope, from prehistory to the current day. person chapters discover how technological know-how has formed structure in each tradition and civilization; how mathematical ideas and fabrics technology have underpinned the ornamental arts; how the psychology of belief has spurred the advance of portray; how photo layout and representation have developed in tandem with equipment of clinical learn; and the way breakthroughs within the actual sciences have reworked the acting arts. a few 265 illustrations, starting from masterworks by means of Dürer and Leonardo to the stunning vistas published via fractal geometry, supplement the wide-ranging text.

This new version of Art and Science has been up to date to hide the continued convergence of paintings and know-how within the electronic age, a convergence that has ended in the emergence of a brand new form of author, the “cultural explorer” whose hybrid works of art defy all conventional categorization. it'll make thought-provoking studying for college kids and lecturers, employees in inventive and technical fields, and somebody who's concerned about the heritage of human achievement.

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