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Drawing - Interruptions

Interruptions

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Molnar, Vera (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plotter drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.269-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf DR84

Physical description

Black and white plotter drawing

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1969 (made)

Artist/maker

Molnar, Vera (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Plotter drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in bottom right corner by artist
Artist signature, date and title of the work written on the reverse side of the drawing

Dimensions

Height: 28 cm, Length: 21.8 cm

Descriptive line

Plotter drawing, 'Interruptions', by Vera Molnar, Paris, 1969

Labels and date

Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers (2018)

VERA MOLNÁR (born 1924)
Interruptions
Paris, 1969

Vera Molnár was one of the first women artists to create art with computers. The plotter drawings in her Interruptions series are among her earliest computer-generated images, made using an iterative process. With each new work she slightly modified her algorithm to alter and build upon the one that came before it, producing a series of images that explored a range of possibilities.

Plotter drawing
Museum no. E.269-2011 [07/07/2018-18/11/2018]

Materials

Crayon; Watercolour; Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Plotter drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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