Symmetry

Through the Eyes of Old Masters

Author: Emil Makovicky

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110417146

Category: Science

Page: 260

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A large range of symmetries in art is presented through clear and aesthetically outstanding examples of historical ornaments. Compendious comments illustrate the selected photographic material by addressing the interested and specialist reader alike. Contents: Introduction Fundamental categories The convenient start: Plane groups of symmetry Intertwined patterns: Layer groups of symmetry Two-colored periodic ornamentation Polychromatic patterns Beyond 2D groups: Hypersymmetry, superstructures, two symmetries in one pattern, the "order-disorder" patterns, homothety and similarity, inversion and nonlinear patterns Quasiperiodic patterns Fractals and fractal character Style and symmetry – symmetry and style References Index
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Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441144293

Category: Music

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Author: Sir Norman Lockyer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic journals

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Author: Olinthus Gregory

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

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