Category Archives: Art and Technology

Koos Verhoeff

Koos Verhoeff was a Dutch artist and mathematician. It is clear that Verhoeff applied mathematics, the Pyhthagorus theory, to this piece. Although this is a tree, there are no curves in this piece, it’s completely geometrical. I feel the geometrical … Continue reading

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M. C. Escher

M. C. Escher was a Dutch graphic artist, he was well-known for his mathematical approach to art. This piece conveys an impossible situation which water appears to be travelling uphill. The calculated 90 degrees corners drawn allows this piece to … Continue reading

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was a French artist, sculpture and printmaker. Degas is well-known for being one of the founders of the Impressionist art movement. This oil-on-canvas piece called ‘The Rehearsal’ by Degas is influenced by technology. Degas painted this around the … Continue reading

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