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Vol 4 - Issue 2

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Geometry and the life of forms

Viewed globally, the life of forms shows the same tendency to complexification for natural forms and for geometric forms resulting from mathematics or art, with a clear acceleration for the latter in modern times. Since the beginning of the 20th century, geometric advances (...)

Infinity of God and Space of Man in Painting, Conditions of Possibility for the Scientific Revolution

The rich Greek and medieval debate on the nature of the infinite, potential vs actual infinity, finds a synthesis and an answer in the invention, in Italy and during the Renaissance, of the geometric perspective. From the middle of the 14th century, painter-theologians gave (...)

Kosmoopera: between cosmos and cosmogony

The Kosmoopera exhibition research project started in April 2019. A year later, the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Paris invite you to discover the works of Valentina Mir. The exhibition event take place on April 7, 2020, a few days before the Russian National (...)

Depictions of the Deep: Illustrations in the Popular Press of Deep-Sea Animals from Jules Verne (1860’s) to William Beebe (1930’s) and beyond

Our vision of deep-sea life changed dramatically with the results of scientific explorations and study of the deep that began in the 1860’s. Mythical monsters, epitomized by Jules Verne’s giant octopus, gave way to mysterious landscapes inhabited by odd creatures actually (...)

Among the trees: iterating geneses of forms, in art and in nature

In many dynamics of nature we may witness the iteration of a morphogenetic process. Mandelbrot fractals allow us to give an elegant mathematical representation of those engendered by physical processes and provide new tools for an insight into some dynamics in Quantum (...)

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