Phidias

Phidias

Phidias Throughout history, the ratio for length to width of rectangles of 1.618 has been considered the most pleasing to the eye. This ratio was named the golden ratio or Aurea Proportion by the Greeks. In the world of mathematics, the numeric value is called “phi”,...
Divine

Divine

Divine Auguste Rodin’s monumental marble sculpture of two naked lovers fused in passion, The Kiss represents Paolo and Francesca, two characters borrowed from Dante’s Divine Comedy. It must be one of the frankest – and most popular – images of love in the history of...
Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, was known for many things; freeing the slaves, winning the Civil War, and holding the Union together, to name a few. But, he was also one of the most literary presidents to exist. Of the three books that sat on his White...
Sfumato

Sfumato

Sfumato Sfumato is one of the four canonical painting modes of Renaissance art. The word sfumato comes from the Italian language and is derived from fumo (smoke). “Sfumato” translated into English means soft, vague or blurred. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) became the...
Dinergy

Dinergy

Dinergy DINERGY is the pattern forming process of the union of opposites. This pattern forming can be seen throughout nature. Dinergy is the concept that the Golden Rectangle is made up of two unequal parts, a minor and a major part that are joined in an harmonious...