Thoughts on Generative Art

David Chappell
Proceedings of Bridges 2016: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Education, Culture (2016)
Pages 449–452 Short Papers


I reflect on my mathematical art-making process and speculate on how it might relate to contemporary art practice. What does mathematical art represent and how does it relate to generative art? Is generative art a form of abstraction, illustration or realism? I use examples from my own work to guide the discussion.