Mathematical Paintings of Crockett Johnson
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|David Crockett Johnson; Smithsonian National Museum of American History|
|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|
|Resource Types:||Graphics, Museums, Recreations|
|Math Topics:||Euclidean Plane Geometry, Art, Physics|
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