Fractal analysis of tree paintings by Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)

@article{Bountis2017FractalAO,
  title={Fractal analysis of tree paintings by Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)},
  author={Tassos Bountis and A. S. Fokas and Emmanouil Z. Psarakis},
  journal={IJART},
  year={2017},
  volume={10},
  pages={27-42}
}
We examine two paintings by Piet Mondrian, and suggest that his depiction of tree foliages exhibit fractal patterns of a specific dimension. Our analysis implies that fractality may possess an aesthetic value that affected Mondrian, perhaps in a similar way as it inspired Jackson Pollock, another famous painter who incorporated fractality in several of his paintings. In recent years there has been a stimulating debate among scientists arguing for and against the thesis that Jackson Pollock's… CONTINUE READING

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