# Exploring the Mathematical Beauty of Art

Exploring the Mathematical Beauty of Art
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Art and designLower Secondary (Key Stage 3)

In deze les zitten 21 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

Lesduur is: 60 min

## Onderdelen in deze les

Exploring the Mathematical Beauty of Art

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will understand the link between mathematics and art, recognize key artists who utilized mathematics in their work, and identify key mathematical concepts used in art.

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What do you already know about the connection between mathematics and art?

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Introduction to Mathematics in Art
Art and mathematics have a deep connection, utilizing patterns, geometry, and symmetry to create stunning visual effects.

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Patterns in Art
Patterns in art often follow mathematical sequences such as Fibonacci numbers and fractals, creating visually appealing compositions.

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Geometry in Art
Art frequently employs geometric shapes and structures, utilizing principles of symmetry and proportion.

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Mathematical Artists: M.C. Escher
M.C. Escher, a renowned artist, integrated mathematical concepts like tessellations and impossible constructions into his artwork.

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Mathematical Artists: Piet Mondrian
Piet Mondrian's abstract art is based on the principles of neoplasticism, which involves mathematical precision and geometric abstraction.

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Golden Ratio
The golden ratio, represented by the Greek letter phi, is a mathematical concept widely used in art and design to achieve aesthetic harmony.

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Symmetry and Balance
Symmetry and balance, fundamental concepts in mathematics, are essential in creating visually pleasing compositions in art.

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Fractals in Art
Fractals, geometric patterns that repeat at different scales, are used in art to create intricate and visually captivating designs.

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Interactive Activity: Creating Mathematical Art
Engage in a hands-on activity where students use mathematical concepts to create their own artistic compositions.

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Reflection: Mathematical Concepts in Art
Reflect on the artworks created, discussing the mathematical elements incorporated and the impact on the overall visual appeal.

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Closing Thoughts
Mathematics and art are intertwined in ways that enhance the beauty and complexity of both disciplines, offering a unique perspective on creativity and visual expression.

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Key Takeaways
Recognize the link between mathematics and art, identify key artists who used mathematics in their work, and understand key mathematical concepts in art.

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Quiz Time
Test your knowledge on the connection between mathematics and art with a fun quiz!

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Art Appreciation
Explore artworks of various artists and identify the mathematical concepts integrated into their masterpieces.

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Final Thoughts: Review and Discussion
Reflect on the lesson and discuss the significance of understanding the relationship between mathematics and art in today's world.

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Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

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Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.