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Cubes, Conic Sections, and Crockett Johnson - References

Stephanie Cawthorne (Trevecca Nazarene University) and Judy Green (Marymount University)

Cawthorne, Stephanie and Judy Green. 2009. “Harold and the Purple Heptagon.” Math Horizons 17 (September): 5-9.

Euclid. 1956. The Thirteen Books of Euclid’s Elements: Translated with introduction and commentary by Sir Thomas L. Heath. 2nd ed. New York: Dover Publications.  First ed. 1908; Cambridge: The University Press. Also 2002: Sante Fe, NM: Green Line Press, The Thirteen Books of Euclid’s Elements: all thirteen books in one volume.

Heath, Sir Thomas. 1981. A History of Greek Mathematics, 2 vols. New York: Dover Publications.  Reprint of 1921 ed.

Johnson, Crockett.  1944. Barnaby and Mr. O’Malley. New York: Henry Holt.

———. 1970. “A Geometrical Look at \(\sqrt{\pi}.\)” Mathematical Gazette 54 no. 387: 59-60.

———. 1972. “On the Mathematics of Geometry in My Abstract Paintings.” Leonardo 5: 97-101.

———. 1975. “A Construction for a Regular Heptagon.” Mathematical Gazette 59 no. 407: 17-21.

———. 1985.  Barnaby #2: Mr. O’Malley and the Haunted House. New York: Ballantine Books.

———. 1986.  Barnaby #3: Jackeen J. Mr. O’Malley for Congress. New York: Ballantine Books.

———. 2013.  Barnaby Volume 1: 1942-1943. Edited by Philip Nel and Eric Reynolds. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books.

Katz, Victor J. 2009. A History of Mathematics, An Introduction, 3rd ed.  Pearson.  

Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich.  2013. “The Mathematical Paintings of Crockett Johnson, 1965-1975: An Amateur and His Sources.”  In Analyzing Art and Aesthetics, edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp, 198-211.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.

Knorr, Wilbur R. 1986. The Ancient Tradition of Geometric Problems. Boston: Birkhäuser. Unabridged, corrected republication 1993: New York: Dover Publications.

Mathematical Paintings of Crockett Johnson. Object Group. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History.

Merzbach, Uta C. and Carl B. Boyer. 2011. A History of Mathematics, 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.

Nel, Philip. 2012. Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children’s Literature. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Newman, James R. 1956. The World of Mathematics: A small library of the literature of mathematics from A’h-mosé the Scribe to Albert Einstein. New York: Simon and Schuster.  Reprint 2000: Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.

Ad Reinhardt Papers.  Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art.

Stoudt, Gary S. 2004. “Can You Really Derive Conic Formulae from a Cone?” Convergence, vol. 1.

Stroud, J. B. 2008. “Crockett Johnson’s Geometric Paintings.” Journal of Mathematics and the Arts 2 no. 2: 77-99.

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Yates, Robert C. 1971. The Trisection Problem.  The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Stephanie Cawthorne (Trevecca Nazarene University) and Judy Green (Marymount University), "Cubes, Conic Sections, and Crockett Johnson - References," Loci (March 2014)