Aesthetic Appreciation

Some articles on aesthetic, aesthetic appreciation:

Desmond Paul Henry - Henry and Fractal Mathematics
... Henry’s introduction in 2001 to the aesthetic application of fractal mathematics (Briggs 1994) provided Henry with the necessary terms of reference for describing the chance-based operational aspects of ... could also help describe the aesthetic appreciation of his machine-generated effects or ‘mechanical fractals’(Henry 2002) as he came to term ... Fractal images appeal to our intuitive aesthetic appreciation of order and chaos combined ...

Famous quotes containing the words appreciation and/or aesthetic:

    We are tempted to say that his genius was feminine, not masculine. It was such a feminineness, however, as is rarest to find in woman, though not the appreciation of it; perhaps it is not to be found at all in woman, but is only the feminine in man.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
    Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947)