Discover why composition matters. The algorithm of harmony

The essence of the phenomenon of visual harmony has not been described so far. This web page contains a text revealing the mechanism of harmony.

Perfect harmony is an algorithm:

This is the proposed algorithm of harmony. It demonstrates the relations most likely occurring between all forms or elements of a composition, which make it reach a perfect state where any change introduced to it makes it perceptibly worse.


Iwo Zaniewski together with a team of scientists led by Prof. Piotr Francuz (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), are conducting experiments which can explain the common mechanism behind great art.

If you’d like to know more about our research into harmonious composition,
click below.


Photographs and other reflections of art which have become the subject of critical and/or scientific analyses published on this website are used by the authors of these texts on the basis of the „right of quotation”.