This page lists past and current artists with strong mathematical influences. Each artist is tagged to indicate whether they are:
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Painting and Graphic Art
- Albrecht Dürer, particularly his 1514 woodcut Melancolia I.
- Victor Vasarely. Known as the father of Op-Art.
- Crockett Johnson. Better known for his children's books (including Harold and the Purple Crayon), he produced a series of geometric paintings.
- Makoto Nakamura. Art involving tessellations.
- István Orosz. Graphic design involving illusion and anamorphosis.
- Dick Termes. Six point perspective on spheres.
- Julian Beever. Pavement drawings with anamorphic illusion.
- Oscar Reutersvärd. Impossible figures.
- Sandro Del Prete. Impossible figures and illusions.
- Tony Robbin. Visualizing the fourth dimension.
- Clifford Singer. Abstract figures based on plane curves.
- Eleni Mylonas. Penrose tilings.
- Alfred Jensen. Blazingly colorful abstract paintings involving patterns, numbers, symbols, mysticisim.
- Arlene Stamp. Painting. Also public art involving mathematical patterns.
- Harriet Brisson Neon tubes. Ceramics. Sculpture.
- Max Bill Geometric paintings. Möbius strip sculpture.
- Brent Collins. Knot and surface sculpture.
- Helaman Ferguson Knot and surface sculpture. One of the best known of the very mathematical artists.
- Nat Friedman Knot surfaces. Fractals.
- Bathsheba Grossman. Knot and surface sculptures with complicated symmetry.
- George W. Hart. Polyhedra, zome structures, tensegrity structures.
- Charles O. Perry. Knot spanning surfaces.
- Koos Verhoeff. Sculptures with fractals, topology, and geometry.
- Bernar Venet. Precisely described geometric sculptures. Paintings of mathematical diagrams and equations.
- Jason Green. Ceramics with aperiodic and other classical tessellations.
- Deborah Abolt. Japanese temari.
- Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project. A worldwide collaborative.
- Issey Miyake Fashion designer Dai Fujiwara's collaboration with mathematician Bill Thurston.
- Tim & Tanya Chartier Mime, puppetry, clowning.