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Re: Fractals and Pollock


Date: Sat Oct 06 2001 - 20:01:44 PDT

In a message dated 10/5/01 7:54:44 AM Central Daylight Time, writes:

<< issue of discover (must be Nov) yesterday and there is another article
 Taylor and his study of with Pollock's work.

Thanks for sharing this - will look for Discover at our schools library.
Also will search out the 99 issue. Fascinating that what looks like random
paint drips should be
fractals - was he concience of fractals or by protraying nature like fern
leaves did
he achieve the fractal state. I have only seen random drips in the art books
- might
need to see one in real life for the fractal experience. Saw a film many
years ago
on Pollock and it didn't look as though he was planning any of his drips.
wanted to throw paint from the roof onto a large canvas Pollock style but now
afraid of heights!!!! Lol Roberta