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Mathematical Paintings of Crockett Johnson

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Visit this site: http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/group_detail.cfm?key=1253&gkey=192

Author:David Crockett Johnson; Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Description: David Crockett Johnson was perhaps most famous for his children's book Harold and the Purple Crayon. From 1965 until his death in 1975, Crockett Johnson painted over 100 works relating to mathematics and mathematical physics. Of these paintings, eighty are found in the collections of the National Museum of American History. They are presented on this site, with related diagrams from the artist's library and papers.

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Museums, Recreations
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry, Art, Physics

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