Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc by Arthur Miller

Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

by Arthur Miller

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The most important scientist of the twentieth century and the most important artist had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar circumstances. This fascinating parallel biography of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso as young men examines their greatest creations-Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and Einstein's special theory of relativity. Miller shows how these breakthroughs arose not only from within their respective fields but from larger currents in the intellectual culture of the times. Ultimately, Miller shows how Einstein and Picasso, in a deep and important sense, were both working on the same problem.

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Weight: 1.13 lbs

ISBN-10: 0465018602

ISBN-13: 9780465018604

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