Geometry in Art

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Geometry in Art Maths is Everywhere

Mathematical journey through EuropeErasmus+

2014-2016 13th Elementary School of Chalandri 13


aurits Cornelis Escher -SymmetryWork of Art made by students of the 13th Elementary School of Chalandri in Hranice Czech Republic. - 13 Hranice .


Students of the fifth grade continue the completion of the picture at school.

Students of the first grade made their own pieces of Art inspired by Geometric Art. A a .

Geometric Art in ncient GreecePottery of Geometric period

Geometric Art is a period of greek Art, characterized largely by geometric patterns in vase painting. It flourished from 1100 BC to 750 BC. Its centre was in Athens and it was diffused among the trading cities of the Aegean. , . 1100 .. 750 ... .

Vases in the Geometric style are characterized by several horizontal bands that cover the entire vase. Between these lines the geometric artist used a number of other decorative patterns such as the zig-zag, the triangle, the circle and the meander. Besides abstract elements, painters of this era introduced also depictions of humans and animals. . , -, , . .

E .The students of the fifth grade imitated artists of the Geometric Art and painted amphorae with geometric patterns.

Mosaics in ancient Greece and duringByzantine years

Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small, flat, roughly square, pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials, known as tesserae. It is a technique of decorative art or interior decoration. , , , , , . .

The history of mosaic goes back some 4,000 years or more, with the use of terracotta cones pushed into a background to give decoration. By the 8th century BC, there were pebble floors, using different coloured stones to create patterns. These tended to be unstructured decoration. The Greeks, in the 4th century BC, raised the pebble technique to an Art form, with precise geometric patterns and detailed scenes of people and animals. 4.000 , . 8 .., , . , 4 .., , , .

. .Students of the third grade created mosaics with themes taken from nature. They used small square pieces of paper.

Folk Art- Geometric shapes in needlework, knitwear, embroidery - , ,

. . , . . Folk Art is characterized by the spontaneous expression of a people through Art. The greek Folk Art has its roots in Byzantium. Its pieces of art are creations of people who hasn't been taught any kind of Art form in schools, but they have gained experience near craftsmen. Characteristic features of Folk Art is the combination of usability and aesthetics.

. . . The creations of Folk Art are an expression of the collective aesthetic of a particular society and not only the personal aesthetic of each creator.It is a conservative art, very close to tradition. It uses geometric patterns and scenes from nature.

, .The students of the second grade became weavers and created their own works of art with threads, yarns and improvised looms.

Improvised ceramic looms

Students and teachers enjoyed very much the activities concerning Maths and Art. .