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Autumn Rhythm No. 30 by Jackson Pollock
© Jackson Pollock, London 2006

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A striking visual similarity exists between the drip patterns of Pollock and those generated by a chaotic drip system. If both drip patterns are generated by chaos, what common quality would be expected in the patterns left behind? Many natural chaotic systems form fractals in the patterns that record the process.

From Fractal Expressionism by Richard Taylor, Adam Micolich and David Jonas