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5:30 pm

Golden Ratio in Art, Architecture, and Nature

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AIA Central Valley, 1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, 95811 United States
Free

The Golden Ratio has been used in art and architecture from very early times. It has come to light that these principles are found in nature, in our bodies and everything in the Universe. The Egyptians used the golden ratio for the pyramids and in their art, as did the Greeks. Leonardo da Vinci was not formally educated. He educated himself by studying nature. He knew of the geometry of the golden ratio or divine proportion, and used it in composing his paintings as well as sculptures and architecture. He made 3 dimensional drawings of golden ratio geometric forms for […]

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