Proportion: In Art & Architecture (Wooden Books North America Editions)
What is the difference between ratio and proportion? Do pentagons, hexagons and heptagons really each have their own characters? What is the most beautiful rectangle? Is there a secret to great art? In this beautiful little book, art educator Michael Schneider presents a groundbreaking synthesis of proportion in the ancient world. From temples to dinner plates, paintings to pots, archways to jewellery, discover the eternally useful tools and techniques of the masters.
WOODEN BOOKS US EDITIONS. Small books, BIG ideas. Tiny but packed with information. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST.