mathematics and art

The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered shaped philosophy, science, culture and art.

This article explores how Euclid's ancient geometry interacts with all aspects of human thought and life.

Our image of the week shows mathematical street art.

Our images of the week show the amazing snow art created by Simon Beck.

Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all been written already!

Our image of the week celebrates architect Antoni Gaudí's love of mathematical design.

Our image of the week!

Interalia is a show by Turner Prize winning artist Grenville Davey and theoretical physicist David Berman.

Saul Schleimer and Henry Segerman show off some of their beautiful 3D printed mathematical structures.

Mathematics and theatre are both imagined things that need to be consistent. So what better way to explore mathematical ideas than through theatre? We talk to Marcus du Sautoy, Victoria Gould and Dermot Keany about their new show, X&Y.