Math and Science

Cultivating Genius in the 21st Century

Illustration: Bartholomew Cooke

Why do so many geniuses hit the mark at the same time? Why does genius grow in clusters? Does immigration and education create genius? History has the answers. A nice article by Jonah Lehrer. T. S. Eliot once remarked, “the great ages did not contain more talent. They wasted less.” Cultivating Genius in the 21st […]

Creativity Meets Math

Creativity meets Math at Fondation Cartier in Paris in the most basic sense. Artist display work containing math theorems and proofs. Creativity Meets Math at Fondation Cartier in Paris – NYTimes.com intransit.blogs.nytimes.com1/2/12 The Fondation Cartier has taken on topics that go beyond what is considered museum-worthy. Its current exhibition tackles an equally unlikely subject for […]

Kirby Ferguson’s Everything is a Remix

Kirby Ferguson

This three-part series produced by Kirby Ferguson is an interesting look at the creative process. Among the topics that Kirby discusses is Copying. Copying or emulating others creative output is one of the most important foundations of creative growth. Kirby illustrates this with examples from famous authors, artists and musicians. This is a very entertaining […]

Schools Kill Creativity says Ken Robinson.

Ken Robinson

Ken Robinson speaks at TED in 2006. Robinson discusses how our modern education system stifles and discourages creativity in children. “Creativity is as important in education as literacy”. This is a greatly entertaining 20 min talk on the state of creativity in our education system today. Recommended ReadingCreativityLandscape Photography Shop Opens Online StudioCreative Process of […]

How to Stimulate the Creative Process

How to stimulate the creative process

Here are some simple steps to stimulate the creative process from http://www.howcast.com/. I think this video is especially good for people who don’t believe they are creative. Everyone is and can be creative. Its a matter of letting yourself be creative. So many of us were told repeatedly when we were younger to stop daydreaming, […]

“Mathematics links Art and Science in one great enterprise, the human attempt to make sense of the universe.”

Art and Mathematics

This article appeared in the January 2010 American Mathematical Society newsletter. Below each topic paragraph I have provided a link to each full length article. Creativity in mathematics Providence, RI—”Mathematics links Art and Science in one great enterprise, the human attempt to make sense of the universe.” So writes Abel Prizewinner and Fields Medalist Sir […]

Hello and Welcome to Arts Anatomy

arts-anatomy

Hello and welcome to Arts Anatomy. The purpose of this blog is to create a collection of videos and articles about creativity and the creative process. There is a wide variety of categories because I believe the creative process is present in all aspects of life. This blog does not pretend to be an authority […]