Bouleau's classic illustrated work examines the essential reliance of European painting tradition on the golden mean and other geometrical patterns. From antiquity to the present, expert painters-including abstract modern masters such as Paul Klee and Jackson Pollock-have conveyed harmony through the mathematics of spatial division, ultimately giving geometry a crucial role as the foundation upon which these classics were built. For over half a century, The Painter's Secret Geometry has been a seminal work for students of art history and composition. Now this popular, rich analysis is back in print for today's artists and historians.



ISBN: 9781626549265
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 270
Publication Date: 19 Feb 2014
Publisher: Allegro Editions
Dimensions (cm): 21.6(H) x 21.6(L) x 1.4(W)
Weight (gm): 490


The Painter's Secret Geometry: A Study of Composition in Art

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