This is the blog of the Art Department of St. Columba's College, Dublin 16. Here you will see examples of pupil work, historical references, news items, information on exhibitions visited, & possibly other various items!
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Does the Tara Brooch fit the Golden Ratio?
In today's Irish Times there is a small piece discussing the complexity of the famous Tara Brooch.
THE COMPLEXITY of the Tara brooch goes deeper than the creatures that line its metal edges.
Dr Michael Brennan dissected its symmetry and geometry at the National Museum of Ireland yesterday afternoon as part of Maths Week 2011.