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Math and the Mona Lisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci

by Atalay, Bulent

Publisher:Harper Perennial



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Paperback. Pub the Date: February. 2006 Pages: 336 in Publisher by: HarperCollins Publishers of The Nature of Genius the Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses. equally illiant as an artist. scientist. and mathematician. Readers of of The Da Vinci Code were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math. science. and Leonardo's art. Math and the Mona Lisa picks up where The Da Vinci Code left off. illuminating Leonardo's life and work to uncover connections that. until now. have been known only to scholars. Following Leonardo's own unique model. Atalay searches for the internal dynamics of art and science. revealing to us the deep unity of the two cultures. He provides a oad overview of the development of science from the dawn of civilization to today's quantum mechanics. From this base of information. Atalay offers a fascinating view into Leonardo'...

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