The Abstract Expressionists and Les Automatistes: A shared multi-fractal depth?

  title={The Abstract Expressionists and Les Automatistes: A shared multi-fractal depth?},
  author={J. Mureika and Richard P. Taylor},
  journal={Signal Process.},
Statistical analysis of abstract paintings is becoming an increasingly important tool for understanding the creative process of visual artists. We present a multifractal analysis of 'poured' paintings from the Abstract Expressionism and Les Automatistes movements. The box-counting dimension (D"0) is measured for the analyzed paintings, as is the associated multifractal depth @DD=D"0-D"~, where D"~ is the asymptotic dimension. We investigate the role of depth by plotting a 'phase space' diagram… Expand
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