Use functions to create minimalist versions of works of art.
In abstract and computer generated art, a real object can be represented by a simplified set of lines. Can you create a picture using mathematical instructions?
Anamorphic art is used to create intriguing illusions - can you work out how it is done?
How many different colours of paint would be needed to paint these pictures by numbers?
How can you represent the curvature of a cylinder on a flat piece of paper?
In this article, Rachel Melrose describes what happens when she mixed mathematics with art.
How many different colours would be needed to colour these different patterns on a torus?
How does shape relate to function in the natural world?
As part of Liverpool08 European Capital of Culture there were a huge number of events and displays. One of the art installations was called "Turning the Place Over". Can you find our how it works?