Symmetrical Pictures of a Couple

Photographer Zsolt Hlinka, (previously 1, previously 2), is behind a new series entitled Reflection of Emotion. Artist imagined symmetrical places where he placed a couple on both sides of the imaginary axle and represent their relation in an abstract way. Continue reading

Why is Symmetry so Satisfying?

In an early chapter of his interesting new book, Symmetry: A Journey Into the Patterns of Nature, Marcus du Sautoy describes a visit to the Alhambra, the great Moorish palace in Granada, Spain. He and his young son spend an afternoon identifying 14 different types of symmetry represented in paving patterns, ornamentation, and tile work. Continue reading