Natural Mathematics, the Fibonacci Numbers and Aesthetics in Art


  • Anthony G Shannon University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Seamus A. Power Australia



Fibonacci Numbers, Recurrence Relation, Curvature, Fibonacci Spiral Golden Rectangle


The Mathematics of beauty and beauty in mathematics are important ingredients in learning in the liberal arts. The Fibonacci numbers play an important and useful role in this. This paper seeks to present and illustrate a grounding of visual aesthetics in natural mathematical principles, centered upon the Fibonacci numbers. The specific natural mathematical principles investigated are the Fibonacci numbers, the Fibonacci Spiral, and the Cosmic Bud.


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Author Biographies

Anthony G Shannon, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Fellow, Warrane College, the University of New South Wales, PO Box 123, Kensington, NSW 1465, Australia

Seamus A. Power, Australia

63 Effingham Street, Tarragindi, QLD 4121, Australia


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How to Cite

Shannon, A. G., & Power, S. A. . (2019). Natural Mathematics, the Fibonacci Numbers and Aesthetics in Art. JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN MATHEMATICS, 17, 248–254.