Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Lynn Gamwell

LynnGamwell-photoLynn Gamwell teaches the history of art, science, and mathematics at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her books include Dreams 1900-2000: Science, Art, and the Unconscious Mind (Cornell, 2000), which was awarded the Gradiva Prize (for “Best Historical Writing”) by the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.

She has described the impact of science on modern art, Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual (Princeton, 2002), which was an Editor’s Choice of Scientific American and named a “Book of the Year” by George Steiner for The Times Literary Supplement.

Her most recent book is Mathematics + Art: A Cultural History (Princeton, 2016).

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