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POPULATION

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    United States of America (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sumner, Lloyd, born 1943 - died 1996 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph after a computer-generated drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Computer Arts Society, supported by System Simulation Ltd, London

  • Museum number:

    E.237-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CAS, shelf 5

Physical description

Lithograph after a computer-generated drawing, depicting a series of linear curves fashioned into closed loops and placed together to resemble insects.

Place of Origin

United States of America (probably, made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Sumner, Lloyd, born 1943 - died 1996 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph after a computer-generated drawing

Marks and inscriptions

'POPULATION copyright Computer Creations 1970'
Computer text running along the lower edge of the print

'Lloyd Sumner'
A printed version of the artist's signature in the lower left corner

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 50.5 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph from a computer-generated drawing, 'Population', 1970, by Lloyd Sumner.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Sumner, Lloyd. Computer Art and Human Responses. Charlottesville, Virginia: Paul B. Victorius, 1968

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Computerized composition

Subjects depicted

Insects

Categories

Prints; Computer Art

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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