Recommended for art, nature, and science fans
This is a book for art lovers, designers, and art-loving techies everywhere A coffee-table art book filled with lush art plates that speak to the senses, the fractal images within reflect the beauty and mystery of the natural world, and demonstrate the power of computer-aided design in creating original works of art.
In Fractals: Fractal Art, the art of chaos is brilliantly represented by Jack Cleveland's artistic sensibility and his mastery of math and computer science. Colorful swirls of recurring patterns descend smaller and smaller into imagined infinity, pleasing to the eye.
What is a fractal? A fractal is essentially a never-ending, repeating pattern. Fractals reflect the art of chaos, as seen in crystal growth and galaxy formation. Fractal geometry can reflect and illuminate structures and patterns found in nature-from mountains, coastlines, and hurricanes to movements of the stock market over time. Perhaps, fractals can be seen to represent a metaphor for our chaotic times as we attempt to understand the processes and structures which are manifest in the chaos and ineffable beauty of our ever-changing and dynamic natural world.
"I was blown away by the pieces of art that the author has created. This is one of those art books that one needs to keep close to the favorite coffee place and relooks at the art work every now and then. If you love fractals, you will love this book." -Mukesh Gupta, NetGalley Reviewer