Sunday, September 22, 2013
Friday, September 13, 2013
Art in public placesIt is always great to see art being an everyday, every-place part of life in a city, like this description of art in public life at Miami city:
However, one hardly ever hears of such initiatives in Indian cities. I was pleasantly surprised to hear therefore of an effort in Hauz Khas village, New Delhi, by Columbian artist Vicky Fadul. I am waiting to visit there soon and see the outcome myself. Looking forward to more such initiatives in Indian cities.
Fractal Art Quilts
This is a stunning example of fractals inspiring all kinds of compositions:
Rose Rushbrooke is inspired by fractals and combines them with traditional quilt work, and uses cotton, silk and beads for her creations.
Also, she has listed a whole lot of useful links on her page, for other admirers of fractals.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Richard Feynman on flowers, artists and scientists
Sunflower seed spirals follow a mathematical sequence
"Can scientists appreciate beauty? Over 30 years ago, physicist Richard Feynman claimed that a scientist can see more beauty in a flower than an artist. Sine then, science and art have combined to bring the meaning of his words to life."