Get Inspired! Recommendations from the Technically Beautiful Curators.
This list is a living document and will grow over time. Suggestions are most welcome!
Read about this artist/educator’s popsicle sculpture project
“Math on the Move – Engaging students in Whole Body Learning”
Talking Math with Kids
A site for families
Bridges (Organization) – producers of the annual Bridges Conference
“The Bridges Organization oversees the annual Bridges conference on mathematical connections in art, music, architecture, education, and culture.”
A treasure trove of ideas
Weekly posts of three interesting topics from the “mathematical internet.”
Mathematics + Art: A Cultural History
Patterns of the Universe: A Coloring Adventure in Math and Beauty
Alex Bellos and Edmund Harriss
This is Not a Maths Book: A Smart Art Activity Book
Elaborate drawings based on data calculations and algorithms.
Margaret & Christine Wertheim
“The Crochet Reef project resides at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft and community art practice, and also responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash.”
Intricate, ethereal drawings inspired by patterns and grids.
“Jensen’s intricately organized diagrams reflect his distinctive conceptual approach, begun in the late 1950s when he started to refine his wide-ranging studies of systems and philosophies—from theories of color and light, mathematics, and the Mayan calendar, to scientific formulations—into multicolored checkerboards.”
“My paintings are inspired by a lifelong passion for color and form. I have always been attracted to simple geometric shapes, and the essence of my work is the language of dimensional reduction.”
Fine artist playing at the intersection of interactivity, math, and code.
Irregular Polygons: An abstract expressionist interpretation of form.
Lewitt’s wall drawings are un/parallelled.
Close builds his iconic paintings through a signature grid system where each square is individually marked, corresponding with a cell marked in his photographs.
* Note: This site contains nudes.
And lastly, should you find yourself struggling to tell the difference between a prime number and a polygon….
Math is Fun
* This site is terrific for families and adults who have forgotten their way around math