Not currently on display at the V&A

Free Form Construction by Iteration

Print
1966 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
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Object Type
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.
Brief Description
Greeting card, Free Form Construction by Iteration by Mihai Nadin, 1966
Physical Description
Black computer-generated drawings on a yellow-ish background. Below is the inscription 'Season's Greetings' and a printed artist's signature.
Dimensions
  • Length: 14.5cm
  • Width: 14.5cm
The original work was 25 x 32cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Season's Greetings' (Printed below the drawing on the left)
  • 'M. Nadin' (Printed below the drawing on the left)
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince
Object history
Leonardo, 24:1, 1991, p.70
Collection
Accession Number
E.1032-2008

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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