Universal Language of Geometry: Geometrical Grid – The Nature of Space

Milica Petrović

Abstract


The space of an artistic plane, as well as architectural space, has certain regularities, which different theories explain in various ways. Geometric regularities in space are visible through the theoretical and practical work of artists and architects. For centuries, ever since Vitruvius, theorists have been looking for valid criteria to analyze the beauty of architecture. Iosif Brodsky goes as far as to say that beauty is the purpose of evolution, while other authors define geometry as the source of all beauty. Based on these hypotheses, in the 20th century the words of the architect Buckminster Fuller must be highlighted. He says that geometry is the essence of everything that surrounds us. The importance of geometry in space conception and its analysis are stated throughout this paper.

 

Article received: March 29, 2018; Article accepted: April 10, 2018; Published online: September 15, 2018; Scholarly analysis or debate

How to cite this article: Petrović, Milica. "Universal Language of Geometry: Geometrical Grid – The Nature of Space." AM Journal of Art and Media Studies 16 (2018): 69−84. doi: 10.25038/am.v0i16.255


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geometry; perception; reading architecture; structure; space

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