Mathematical exploration: The mathematical aspect of simultaneously liking and disliking works of the same artist
Author(s): Reeya Bansal
Abstract: The primary focus of this exploration is to establish a relationship between art and mathematics. An original question that might trouble several artists has been posed and the exploration aims at tackling this abstract concept through mathematical concepts. To understand and establish the desired relation, an understanding of proportions and golden ratio will be required. After an explication of all concepts related to this topic and interpreting their possible impact on beauty, the golden ratio will be searched for in few places. This study will go on and select a few pieces of art created by the author and conduct a survey to gather data about people’s perspective of the art. Using the chi square test, the dependence of beauty on ranking will be explored. Furthermore, the paintings selected will be mathematically analysed and compared. The research will aim to see parallel interpretations and dependence between people’s perspectives and mathematical data. Lastly, the exploration will be looking into how to the qualitative factors that are not mathematical affect the likability to finally answer the original question and have a concrete and complete understanding of how mathematics affects visual beauty.
Reeya Bansal. Mathematical exploration: The mathematical aspect of simultaneously liking and disliking works of the same artist. Int J Stat Appl Math 2021;6(3):97-109. DOI: 10.22271/maths.2021.v6.i3b.691