Geometric Forms

Some articles on geometric, geometric form, forms, geometric forms:

Arabesque (Islamic Art) - Islamic Arabesque - Significance in Islam
... The arabesques and geometric patterns of Islamic art are often said to arise from the Islamic view of the world ... discouraged, which explains the preference for merely geometric patterns ... In the first mode, each repeating geometric form has a built-in symbolism ascribed to it ...
Islamic Geometric Patterns - Significance in Islam
... The arabesques and geometric patterns of Islamic art are often said to arise from the Islamic view of the world ... To Muslims, these forms, taken together, constitute an infinite pattern that extends beyond the visible material world ... Repeating geometric forms are often accompanied by calligraphy ...
Spherulite - Geometric Forms
... crystals of quartz and feldspar can crystallize in intricate intergrowths with geometric forms, sufficiently coarse to be easily distinguishable by means of the microscope ...

Famous quotes containing the words forms and/or geometric:

    The government, which is the supreme authority in states, must be in the hands of one, or of a few, or of the many. The true forms of government, therefore, are those in which the one, the few, or the many, govern with a view to the common interest.
    Aristotle (384–323 B.C.)

    New York ... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)