Publisher : Korean Data and Information Science Society
DOI : 10.7465/jkdi.2016.27.2.305
Title & Authors
A study on fractal dimensions of art works Synn, Chaeki F.; Heo, A-Young; Kim, Seul Gee; Park, Cheolyong;
In this study, an analysis is performed for comparing the fractal dimension of Jackson Pollock`s art works with that of Korean Infomel art works. In order to test the hypothesis that Jackson Pollock`s fractal dimension is different from Korean Informel`s, data is collected for the fractal dimensions of 30 Jackson Pollock`s and 45 Korean Informel art works. The results show that Korean Informel`s fractal dimension is larger than Jackson Pollock`s. This might be interpreted that the pattern (in finer scale) of Korean Informel art works is closer to planes, rather than lines or points, compared to that of Jackson Pollock`s.
Art works;drip painting;fractal dimension;Jackson Pollock;Korean Informel;
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