Sunday, March 4, 2007

Pre-fractal islamic art

Representations of fractals appear in human art of the Religious and Spiritual varieties. Above left you can see an Ottoman illustration of sacrifice of Ishmael dated to 1583. Above right you can a Mandelbrot fractal image with very similar shape and proportions.

2 comments:

Paolo said...

This is wonderful. Thank you very much for these informations and pictures.

BP BP said...

And this is Islamic art because......?