Background Art: ‘Penrose Substitution’ by Jared Tarbell

Penrose Substitution by Jared Tarbell - Pyragraph

Our current background image is “Penrose Substitution” by Jared Tarbell. Tarbell is a generative artist who explores the life-like emergent qualities of generative systems. From his site,

This sketch uses a tile substitution method for constructing highly ordered aperiodic tilings. Each construction is made entirely from just two basic shapes. The shapes are triangles. Commonly called the ‘half-kite’ and ‘half-dart’ , they are derived from the pentagon and described in depth by Roger Penrose.

Penrose tiles by Jared Tarbell - Pyragraph

Penrose tiles by Jared Tarbell - Pyragraph

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