Perceptual and Physiological Responses to Jackson Pollock's Fractals

@inproceedings{Taylor2011PerceptualAP,
  title={Perceptual and Physiological Responses to Jackson Pollock's Fractals},
  author={Robert Pendleton Taylor and Branka Spehar and Paul van Donkelaar and Caroline M.P. Hagerhall},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2011}
}
Fractals have been very successful in quantifying the visual complexity exhibited by many natural patterns, and have captured the imagination of scientists and artists alike. Our research has shown that the poured patterns of the American abstract painter Jackson Pollock are also fractal. This discovery raises an intriguing possibility - are the visual characteristics of fractals responsible for the long-term appeal of Pollock's work? To address this question, we have conducted 10 years of… CONTINUE READING

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