Fractals: a Math of Art


Complicated (fractal) shapes may have simple descriptions.

Are these shapes complicated? How can they be described? Is there a relation between them?

What makes an image worthy of the title "art"? Is it a democratic process, or an objective standard? Modern computer technology and algorithms allow people to have a voice.

The personal process of creation is difficult to convey, but there are signposts along the way. The images Fiery Dragon, Steps to Infinity, and Captivating Rhythm from the MATH-ART exhibit are annotated.

Many people are working in the area of mathematics and art -- click here to visit a starting point for a broader search of the internet.

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