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Art, Mathematical

Art, patterns, and "things" with their basis in geometry, fractals, the golden mean, Fibonacci sequence, spirals, tessellations, and more. Related pins are in "Stunning Stairways," "Art & Artists," and "Architecture & Engineering."

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Art, Mathematical

Art, Mathematical

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"MIT geeks + Thanksgiving = spectacular origami designs" -- Click through to see more of these spectacular folded designs.

MIT geeks + Thanksgiving = spectacular origami designs

"frabjous - 01," by Windell Oskay, via Flickr -- "Constructing a cardboard model of George Hart's sculpture 'Frabjous.' [] Read more about this project here [www.evilmadscient...; Click through for another dozen photos in the photostream.

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On a page for "Independence Day Crafts: Fun Fourth of July projects for kids," I was totally struck with this pinwheel's very pretty this geometric rendition of the U.S. flag. Click through for a link to download the pattern.

Independence Day Crafts: Fun Fourth of July projects for kids

This "Exotic Wood Molecular Puzzle" from Ralph Lauren has sold out at the click-through, but it's too spectacular not to repin...

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"red and white rabbits tessellation" -- Click through for a number of rather cool tessellations made using the program "Tesselmania."

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"Transition paths for the first 10,000 digits of π. Concept by Cristian Ilies Vasile. Created with Circos," by Martin Krzywinski. Fascinating post ("Round art of π, φ and e") at the click-through, with many more photos of gorgeous art based on numbers. Some of the pieces, including this pi-based one, are for sale.

The art of Pi (`pi`), Phi (`phi`) and `e` // Martin Krzywinski / Genome Sciences Center

"World's Largest Artwork Created on Frozen Lake Baikal! [Siberia]" -- Jim Denevan's work spans nine square miles!!! Click through for more incredible photos and information about how and why this was done.

World’s Largest Artwork Created on Frozen Lake Baikal!

"Math Artwork" -- Rather fabulous site with dozens and dozens of photos of art from "tessellations, surfaces, and other math stuff." Shown: "Prototype sconce light" -- this is an actual photograph, where much on the site is virtual.

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"A quick fractal Christmas Tree in Illustrator"

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"Chihuly At Phipps [Conservatory in Pittsburgh] - Art Glass Exhibit," by Marc_714, via Flickr -- As always, Chihuly is simply stunning!

Chihuly At Phipps - Art Glass Exhibit - a photo on Flickriver

"The Fibonacci Little Owl," by ark4n on deviantART -- "Let's play with the Golden Ratio ^_^ "

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"Wordless Wednesday: More Fibonacci" -- Original Source: IFLS

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"Aon Celtic Art" -- A very good tutorial (with an animation, as well) on how to create a Celtic Knot.

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"Classical Celtic pattern" -- many patterns free to download at the click-through.

Classical celtic pattern |

Linda M Poole: Fractal Heart

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"Concrete Block," by SW Walsh, via Flickr

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"All cookies in the geekery category from Sweet Creatures Bakeshop" -- Shown: Origami Tessellation Cookies

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"Man Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns -- Artist Simon Beck must really love the cold weather! Along the frozen lakes of Savoie, France, he spends days plodding through the snow in raquettes (snowshoes), creating these sensational patterns of snow art. Working for 5-9 hours a day, each final piece is typically the size of three soccer fields!" Click through for the amazing story and even more astonishing photos of these gorgeous, but ephemeral, works.

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"Walking Shadow, Cat" by Jason Ratliff

Walking Shadow, Cat Art Print by Jason Ratliff | Society6

The golden ratio, or phi (approximately 1:1.62), "occurs in nature in the form of leaf and seed patterns, sea shells, storm systems and galaxies. It even occurs in DNA."

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7-way Venn Diagram (interactive) #3 -- [See also B & W annotated: #1 - Color: #2 -]

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7-way Venn Diagram (colored) #2 -- [See also B & W annotated: #1 - Interactive: #3 -]

Seven Way Venn, Colored

7-way Venn Diagram...#1 -- [See also Color: #2 - Interactive: #3 -]

7-way Venn - Information Is Beautiful

"Eiffel Tower: Would you have thought that this is the Eiffel Tower at night?" Photo by mistca, via Flickr.

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