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Rothko.Xmean.Ystdev.markers

projecting 1205 paintings by Rothko (1934-1970) into the style space of all possible images

 

x - brightness mean

y - brightness stdev

 

because these measurements are correlated, the space of all possible image is a semi circle. The three markers at the corners of this space indicate its max and min values.

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Taken on May 27, 2010