Fractal art: Zeno-graphy

The Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest has chosen some extraordinarily beautiful winners. Check them out.

Unlike creative pursuits bound by the human mind, fractal and algorithmic art has infinite possibility for the artist and mounts worthy problems for the mathematician. For example, what is infinite in two dimensions is finite in three

But perhaps more to the point, remarking on the exhibition of art Mandelbrot said he never expected "to see a crowd standing in a long line... to admire mathematics."

Hat tip, Seed and Mental Floss


Wikipedia: Topology, Zeno