Fractals in art and nature: why do we like them?

@inproceedings{Spehar2013FractalsIA,
  title={Fractals in art and nature: why do we like them?},
  author={Branka Spehar and Richard P. Taylor},
  booktitle={Human Vision and Electronic Imaging},
  year={2013}
}
Fractals have experienced considerable success in quantifying the visual complexity exhibited by many natural patterns, and continue to capture the imagination of scientists and artists alike. Fractal patterns have also been noted for their aesthetic appeal, a suggestion further reinforced by the discovery that the poured patterns of the American abstract painter Jackson Pollock are also fractal, together with the findings that many forms of art resemble natural scenes in showing scale… CONTINUE READING

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