Mathematics Is Art

Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine
Proceedings of Bridges 2009: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2009)
Pages 1–10 Regular Papers


This paper gives a few personal examples of how our mathematics and art have inspired and interacted with each other. We posit that pursuing both the mathematical and artistic angles of any problem is both more productive and more fun, leading to new interdisciplinary collaborations.