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Print - Free Form Construction by Iteration
  • Free Form Construction by Iteration
    Nadin, Mihai, born 1938
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Free Form Construction by Iteration

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Romania (The original artwork was made in Romania. , made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nadin, Mihai, born 1938 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    The original print was lead tip on paper. The program was written by IBM machine language and a Monte Carlo random number generator was used to generate a pseudo free form drawing. The plotter was built by the artist.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince

  • Museum number:

    E.1032-2008

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black computer-generated drawings on a yellow-ish background. Below is the inscription 'Season's Greetings' and a printed artist's signature.

Place of Origin

Romania (The original artwork was made in Romania. , made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Nadin, Mihai, born 1938 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

The original print was lead tip on paper. The program was written by IBM machine language and a Monte Carlo random number generator was used to generate a pseudo free form drawing. The plotter was built by the artist.

Marks and inscriptions

'Season's Greetings'
Printed below the drawing on the left

'M. Nadin'
Printed below the drawing on the left

Dimensions

Length: 14.5 cm, Width: 14.5 cm

Object history note

Leonardo, 24:1, 1991, p.70

Descriptive line

Greeting card, Free Form Construction by Iteration by Mihai Nadin, 1966

Materials

Card

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Drawings; Prints; Computer Art

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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