The Kennedy Center: Patterns Across Cultures - The Fibonacci Sequence in Visual Art

Exploring where the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio appear in nature and the visual arts.

The Fibonacci Sequence manifests in nature and visual arts. Through videos, lectures and images, students will learn what the Fibonacci Sequence is, where and how it appears in nature, and its role in the visual arts in various cultures. Students will also learn about the Golden Mean/Ratio and Golden Spiral, an important concept in art history. Students will identify works of art in which the Golden Spiral or Golden Ratio appear.


Math Topics
Patterning & Sequencing, Ratios, Rates & Percents
Social Studies Topics
World History
Music, Art, and Language Arts Topics
Visual Art
High School
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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