The Existence of Mathematic Visual and Knowledge in Painting Art from Past to Present

Hatice Karadogan


The aim of this study is to give information about the relationship between mathematics and painting and also to show the existence of mathematics on sample pictures. The subject has been researched within the scope of the use of Painting Art in mathematics in its historical development. In some periods, the knowledge of mathematics and in some periods, the forms and symbols of mathematics were included in the picture. It is seen that the artists unwittingly show the effects of mathematics in their works. It is mentioned that the concepts of perspective and golden ratio of mathematics are important in the painting art of the Renaissance period. Before the Renaissance, the 19th century and after, the knowledge and visuals of mathematics can be seen in the painting. The results of the study, the knowledge and visuals of mathematics have been observed in the art of painting in every period and the artist's use of mathematics in his works, either knowingly or unknowingly, is shown with sample pictures and diagrams.

Keywords: Mathematics, Picture, Form, Perspective

DOI: 10.7176/JSTR/7-03-05

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ISSN (online) 2422-8702