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References and links

Here I sum up the various documents which were mentioned or used to write these pages.



  • Benoît Mandelbrot, Les objets fractals (Flammarion, Paris, 3rd ed., 1989)
  • H.O. Peitgen et P.H. Richter, The Beauty of Fractals (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986)
  • Michael Barnsley, Fractals Everywhere (Academic Press, New York, 1988)
  • Luc Ferry, Le sens du Beau (Editions Cercle d'Art, 1998)
  • Jean-Marie Schaeffer, L'art de l'âge moderne (Gallimard, Paris 1992)
  • Yves Michaud, La crise de l'Art contemporain (Presses Universitaires de France, Paris 1997)


  • M.F. Barnsley et A.D. Sloan, "A Better Way to Compress Images", Byte, Janvier 1988
  • A.K. Dewdney, "Leaping into Lyapunov Space", Scientific American, September 1991, pps.130-132
  • Nancy Hays, "Wanted: Several Lifetimes", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Mai 1992, pps.8-9 (works of Ilene Astrahan)
  • Karen Whitehouse, "An Artist in Programmer's Clothing", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, March 1995, pps.4-6, presentation of Robert Russ
  • Linda World, "Aesthetic Selection: The Evolutionary Art of Steven Rooke", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, January 1996, pps.4-5
  • Special Issue of Création Numérique (Janvier 1999), 25 years of Numeric Art (in French)

Internet links: software

Spanky: informations about Fractint
U.A.E., Amiga emulations on various machines
Fractalus: informations about the main fractal programs for PC
Ultrafractal, the software
Fractint on Macintosh (will it be ever true?)
Glenn Elert : software compilation for Macintosh
Fractal Domains, a program for MacIntosh

Internet links: artist websites

Bradley W. Schenck, one of the Amiga pionneers
One of the Fred Forest websites, virtual art and aesthetism of the communication
Paul Carbone, digital painter
The website of the Bryce creator, with links towards a lot of artist users
Nart Website : presentation of the Fractalist Movement
Pictures obtained with Arts et Frontières, with the Amiga
Linda Allison, fractal images
Alice Kelley, fractal images
Fractalus: galleries of Linda Allison, Alice Kelley, Sharon Webb ; 1997 and 1998 fractal competitions
Earl L. Hinrich, fractal images
Sylvie Gallet, fractal images
Ron Barnett, fractal images
Brian E. Jones, fractal images
Kerry Mitchell, fractal images
The website of a Ultrafractal user
Yoichiro Kawaguchi, pionneer of digital pictures
Steven Rooke, genetic art
Ken Musgrave, fractal landscapes, algorist
Roman Verostko, algorist
Helaman Ferguson, algorist, sculptor
Jean Pierre Hébert, algorist

Internet Links: miscelleanous

Art Courses of Paul Getty Center
Nart Website : presentation of fractalist painters
Glenn Elert, generalities about fractals, orbits, Lyapunov exponents, fractal dimension, etc... Compilations of Macintosh software


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Discovering the fractal world:
Introduction - Mandelbrot Exploration - Lyapounov Exploration - Von Koch Curves - IFS Fractals - Fractal Dimension - Mandelbrot Relatives - Finest Fractal Pictures - Software - Biblio and Links

Fractals and mysticism:
Introduction - The Mysticism of Infinite - Non-Euclidean Art?

A new Art?
Introduction - Fascination of Fractals - Fractals and Photography - Definitions of Art - The Colour Choice - Other Colour Choices - Fractalists Painters - Compositions with Mandelbrot - Put a pretty girl - Algorithmic Art - Beyond the "Fractal" Art