The year may be winding down now but there are still five (yes, five!) exhibitions celebrating D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form on display in Dundee.

Harmonious Complexity – 100 Years of On Growth and Form

Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee

On show until 15 December

Mon-Fri 09.30-19.00 Sat 13.00-17.00

This special exhibition will explore the history of D’Arcy Thompson’s ground-breaking book and look at some of the many fields it has influenced, including biology, systems theory, art and architecture.

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Exponential Growth

Tower Foyer Gallery, University of Dundee

On show until 13 January

Mon-Fri 09.30-19.00 Sat 13.00-17.00

(closed 23 Dec – 7 Jan)

Graphic Design and Illustration students from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design respond to D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form.

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bubble, bulge, bleb

LifeSpace, Discovery Centre, University of Dundee

On show until 9 December

Saturdays 11am-5pm and by appointment with lifespace@dundee.ac.uk

An exhibition of spirals, spheres and waves in art inspired by naturally occurring mathematical forms and computer-generated abstractions. Drawn from the University of Dundee’s collections, the exhibition features mathematical modelling of complex biological systems alongside work by artists including Mat Fleming, Andy Lomas, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Daniel Brown, Victor Pasmore and graduates from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.

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A Diagram of Forces

Outside Discovery Centre, Life Sciences, University of Dundee

On show until 1 March, open 24 hours

This exhibition brings together work by artist Andy Lomas alongside scientific abstractions from physicist Dr Rastko Sknepnek, inspired by their shared view on the “perfection of mathematical beauty”.

Digital D’Arcy

Sharing Not Hoarding, Dundee Waterfront

On show until 12 January

Open 24 hours

Stunning images created during the making of 3D digital scans of specimens from the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. Exhibited as part of NEoN, Dundee’s digital arts festival.

What are you waiting for? Plan your visit now!

 

 

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