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"Exploring the Geometric Wonders: From Ancient Maps to Modern Art" Step back in time to 1768 with James Craig's Map of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland

Background imageGeometric Collection: Abstract of the Francis Crick Institute, Kings Cross, London, England, UK

Abstract of the Francis Crick Institute, Kings Cross, London, England, UK

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1794, Delisle Map of Southern Ancient Greece, Greeks Isles, and Crete, topography

1794, Delisle Map of Southern Ancient Greece, Greeks Isles, and Crete, topography
1794, Delisle Map of Southern Ancient Greece, Greeks Isles, and Crete

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1768, James Craig Map of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, First Plan of New Town, topography

1768, James Craig Map of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, First Plan of New Town, topography
1768, James Craig Map of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, First Plan of New Town

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1886, Telescopic View and Map of the Moon, topography, cartography, geography, land

1886, Telescopic View and Map of the Moon, topography, cartography, geography, land
1886, Telescopic View and Map of the Moon

Background imageGeometric Collection: Southwest, American Indian art & handicrafts. Navajo blanket, beadwork, turquoise necklace

Southwest, American Indian art & handicrafts. Navajo blanket, beadwork, turquoise necklace, silver & turquoise belt buckle, 12-century Anasazi Mimbres bowl. PR

Background imageGeometric Collection: Judaism. Divine protection. Amulets. Jewish Museum Berlin. G

Judaism. Divine protection. Amulets. Jewish Museum Berlin. G
Judaism. Divine protection. Amulets. Often consisted of scrolls written in Hebrew and the texts were combined with motifs geom?tircos or magical figures

Background imageGeometric Collection: Choctaw Indian Princess, Oklahoma, USA

Choctaw Indian Princess, Oklahoma, USA
Choctaw Indian Princess in traditional costume, Oklahoma, USA. Date: 1946

Background imageGeometric Collection: Mesopotamia, Ur, ziggurat

Mesopotamia, Ur, ziggurat

Background imageGeometric Collection: Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Spain

Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Spain
Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Granada, Spain. These carvings are in the Hall of the two Sisters. Alhambra is a walled city and fortress

Background imageGeometric Collection: Choi Hung Estate, one of the oldest public housing estates in Hong Kong, Wong Tai

Choi Hung Estate, one of the oldest public housing estates in Hong Kong, Wong Tai Sin District, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Background imageGeometric Collection: Portrait of Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino, c1465. Artist: Pietro della Francesca

Portrait of Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino, c1465. Artist: Pietro della Francesca
Portrait of Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino, c 1465. On the front the two panels show profile portraits of Federico da Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino, and his wife, Battista Sforza

Background imageGeometric Collection: Spain - The Alcazar Interior, Seville

Spain - The Alcazar Interior, Seville
Black and white lantern slide of royal palace, the Alcazar. Here, we can see the geometric patterns frequented by Muslim architecture in the interior arches

Background imageGeometric Collection: Black Square (oil on canvas)

Black Square (oil on canvas)
BAL348499 Black Square (oil on canvas) by Malevich, Kazimir Severinovich (1878-1935); State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; Russian, out of copyright

Background imageGeometric Collection: Tetrahedra, c. 1910 (oil on canvas)

Tetrahedra, c. 1910 (oil on canvas)
7241679 Tetrahedra, c.1910 (oil on canvas) by Serusier, Paul (1864-1927); Musee d Orsay, Paris, France; (add.info.: Tetrahedra. Oil on Canvas)

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1865, Spruner Map of Greece, Macedonia and Thrace before the Peloponnesian War. topography

1865, Spruner Map of Greece, Macedonia and Thrace before the Peloponnesian War. topography
1865, Spruner Map of Greece, Macedonia and Thrace before the Peloponnesian War

Background imageGeometric Collection: GEUR2D-00047

GEUR2D-00047
Arabic inscription carved in a palace wall of the Alhambra, a medieval Moorish city, Granada, Spain. Digital photograph

Background imageGeometric Collection: Southwest, Indian

Southwest, Indian handicrafts. Jemez pottery, 12-century Anasazi Mimbres bowl, Navajo buckle, Navajo bead work & turquoise necklaces, Acoma seed pot. PR

Background imageGeometric Collection: Men-an-Tol, a cromlech, near Madron, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK

Men-an-Tol, a cromlech, near Madron, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK

Background imageGeometric Collection: School of Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) forming circle in open water off the wall

School of Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) forming circle in open water off the wall at Shark Reef, Ras Mohammed Marine Park, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea

Background imageGeometric Collection: Mosaic with arab and kufic caligraphy (top) on a wall of the

Mosaic with arab and kufic caligraphy (top) on a wall of the Madrasa. Fes. Morocco

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1658, Visscher Map of North America and South America, topography, cartography, geography

1658, Visscher Map of North America and South America, topography, cartography, geography
1658, Visscher Map of North America and South America

Background imageGeometric Collection: Slice of Canyon Diablo meteorite

Slice of Canyon Diablo meteorite
Iron meteorites, when sliced open and etched with acid, typically show a distinctive criss-cross pattern called a Widmanstatten pattern. This slice is 15cm across

Background imageGeometric Collection: Firth of Forth Bridges

Firth of Forth Bridges, 1964 Road Suspension Bridge (foreground), 1890 Rail Bridge (background), Scotland, UK, Europe

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1855, Colton Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, topography, cartography

1855, Colton Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, topography, cartography
1855, Colton Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Finland

Background imageGeometric Collection: Sagrada Familia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Sagrada Familia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Background imageGeometric Collection: The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1855, Colton Map of Persia, Afghanistan, and Arabia, topography, cartography, geography

1855, Colton Map of Persia, Afghanistan, and Arabia, topography, cartography, geography
1855, Colton Map of Persia, Afghanistan, and Arabia

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1848, Crutchley Pocket Map or Plan of London, England, topography, cartography, geography

1848, Crutchley Pocket Map or Plan of London, England, topography, cartography, geography
1848, Crutchley Pocket Map or Plan of London, England

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1818, Pinkerton Map of the British Isles, England, Scotland, Ireland, John Pinkerton

1818, Pinkerton Map of the British Isles, England, Scotland, Ireland, John Pinkerton, 1758 - 1826, Scottish antiquarian, cartographer, UK

Background imageGeometric Collection: San Diegos most famous building

San Diegos most famous building, Hotel del Coronado dating from 1888, San Diego, California, United States of America (U.S.A.), North America

Background imageGeometric Collection: The Giants Causeway

The Giants Causeway, County Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK, Europe

Background imageGeometric Collection: 1836 Tanner Map Of Palestine Israel Holy Land

1836 Tanner Map Of Palestine Israel Holy Land
1836, Tanner Map of Palestine, Israel, Holy Land

Background imageGeometric Collection: An Englishman in Moscow, 1913-1914. Artist: Kazimir Malevich

An Englishman in Moscow, 1913-1914. Artist: Kazimir Malevich
An Englishman in Moscow, 1913-1914. Kazimir Severinovich Malevich (February 23, 1878 - May 15, 1935) was a painter and art theoretician

Background imageGeometric Collection: Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Background imageGeometric Collection: Book cover, Wayside and Woodland Blossoms

Book cover, Wayside and Woodland Blossoms, A Pocket Guide to British Wild Flowers, by Edward Step FLS, with colour plates by Mabel E Step. Date: late 19th century

Background imageGeometric Collection: The skyline of Sydney at sunset, New South Wales, Australia, Pacific

The skyline of Sydney at sunset, New South Wales, Australia, Pacific

Background imageGeometric Collection: The Logger, 1912. Artist: Kazimir Malevich

The Logger, 1912. Artist: Kazimir Malevich
The Logger, 1912. Kazimir Severinovich Malevich. Russian painter, born near Kiev, trained at Kiev School of Art and Moscow Academy of Fine Arts in 1913 began creating abstract geometric patterns in

Background imageGeometric Collection: Darwins Orchid (Angraecum sesquipedale) species which is pollinated by a long-tongued moth

Darwins Orchid (Angraecum sesquipedale) species which is pollinated by a long-tongued moth, from Ambila, Madagascar. Photograph taken on location for BBC Wild Madagascar Series, August 2009

Background imageGeometric Collection: Chlorophyte or green alga (Volvox aureus) in pond water. UK. The larger spheres are approximately 0

Chlorophyte or green alga (Volvox aureus) in pond water. UK. The larger spheres are approximately 0.5mm in diameter. Digital composite image

Background imageGeometric Collection: Roman mosaic. 4th-5th century. From roman villa of Pacs. Cat

Roman mosaic. 4th-5th century. From roman villa of Pacs. Cat
Roman mosaic. Geometric. 4th-5th century. From roman villa of Pacs. Catalonia. Diocesan Museum. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageGeometric Collection: Steps at the Vatican Museum, The Vatican City, Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Steps at the Vatican Museum, The Vatican City, Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageGeometric Collection: Design for Dress Silk or Print in brown and black

Design for Dress Silk or Print in brown and black. Body colour. Gouache on tracing paper. Silver Studio. 1929

Background imageGeometric Collection: Design for Woven Textile, art deco style

Design for Woven Textile, art deco style
Design for Woven Textile in art deco style. Gouache on heavy paper. Silver Studio. 1933

Background imageGeometric Collection: Design for wallpaper with peacock feathers

Design for wallpaper with peacock feathers
Design for wallpaper with stylised peacock feathers. Pencil and gouache on heavy paper. Silver Studio. 1905

Background imageGeometric Collection: Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Kirchberg Plateau. Philharmonie Luxembourg Grand-Duchesse

Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Kirchberg Plateau. Philharmonie Luxembourg Grand-Duchesse Josephine-Charlotte, philharmonic Hall, sunset

Background imageGeometric Collection: London Life front cover with Paris fashions

London Life front cover with Paris fashions
Front cover of the impossibly groovy London Life magazine which ran for just two years between 1965 and 1966 but chronicled the life and times of swinging sixties London

Background imageGeometric Collection: Fresh Uzbek bread

Fresh Uzbek bread, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Central Asia

Background imageGeometric Collection: view of a Samoan Pe a tattoo, 19th Century (photo)

view of a Samoan Pe a tattoo, 19th Century (photo)
1079611 view of a Samoan Pe a tattoo, 19th Century (photo); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Pe a is the popular name of the traditional male tattoo of Samoa)




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"Exploring the Geometric Wonders: From Ancient Maps to Modern Art" Step back in time to 1768 with James Craig's Map of New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland. This intricate creation showcases the geometric layout of this historic city, offering a glimpse into its urban planning genius. Travel further through history to 1794 and marvel at the Delisle Map of Southern Ancient Greece. With its detailed topography and depiction of Greek Isles and Crete, this map unveils the geometric beauty of these ancient lands. Fast forward to modern times and discover Choi Hung Estate in Hong Kong. As one of the oldest public housing estates, it boasts an impressive display architecture that harmoniously blends tradition with contemporary design. Venture beyond Earth's boundaries with an 1886 Telescopic View and Map of the Moon. Through cartography and geography, this mesmerizing piece reveals the intricate topography that dots our celestial neighbor. Dive into abstract art with Kazimir Malevich's iconic Black Square (oil on canvas). Its simplicity may deceive you as it challenges traditional notions by embracing geometry as a form of expression. Immerse yourself in Islamic culture at Alhambra in Spain where stunning carvings showcase intricate geometric patterns. These masterpieces demonstrate how mathematics intertwines seamlessly with artistry. Witness Southwest Indian craftsmanship through GEUR2D-00047 - a captivating artwork that highlights indigenous geometrical motifs passed down through generations. Journey to Cornwall, England, where Men-an-Tol stands tall as a cromlech monument. Its circular shape embodies ancient symbolism while showcasing geometrical precision within nature's embrace. Admire Mosaic with Arab and Kufic Calligraphy adorning walls across various regions. These exquisite designs fuse Arabic script intricately woven into mesmerizing geometric patterns – true works of art. Step inside Seville's Alcazar Interior in Spain for an architectural feast for your eyes.