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Math Art Communities

Two overlapping categories of art are considered mathematical art within math art communities. The first category is art devoted to mathematical objects, mathematical ideas, or mathematical people, such as a portrait of a mathematician, a sculpture celebrating the infinity symbol, or an ode to a theorem. Another type of mathematical art is pieces created with intense use of mathematics, such as formula-generated art or fib poems that follow the syllable structure of the Fibonacci sequence. Math art communities form around a type of art such as math dance, a type of math object such as fractal-themed art, or a medium such as origami. This entry first looks at interdisciplinary learning through math art, the role of math art communities, and how people become involved ...

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