That Time A Fight In The Ukrainian Parliament Looked Exactly Like A Renaissance Painting

August 7, 2014 6:57 PM

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Often, art is where you least expect it. Sometimes art is a particularly foggy morning, other times it's a child's drawing made from pure imagination, or it could be, you know, a nasty brawl in the Ukrainian Parliament.

Yup, that glorious freeze frame of an epic face palm is an example of what's called the golden ratio, a term Renaissance artists used to describe the most aesthetically pleasing -- and therefore obviously divine -- ordering of elements in an artwork. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their r...

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