The Art of Mathematics - Barbara Hepworth
The Art of Mathematics looks at a variety of artists and styles of art. For each artist we give a brief history of their life, links to examples of their work and ideas for mathematical activities to go with specific works. This article looks at the work of Barbara Hepworth a famous female sculptor. Unlike many artists, she had a gift for mathematics. Classroom activities ask pupils to look at how she appeared to make curved lines with pieces of straight string.


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Created: Oct 29, 2012

Updated: Mar 17, 2013

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