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Structures of Squares

Drawing
1974 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

5 x 5 square grid. Each square is overlaid by additional squares of various sizes.
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Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
plotter drawing
Brief description
Plotter drawing, 'Structure of Squares', by Vera Molnar, Paris, 1974
Physical description
5 x 5 square grid. Each square is overlaid by additional squares of various sizes.
Dimensions
  • Height: 28cm
  • Length: 21.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
Signed and dated on bottom right corner (At the top of the paper '74.320 12.19.03 Job from Molnar' is written The sprocket holes are still attached and marked 'Benson créteil 899-10-90-192 305 598')
Gallery label
Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers (2018) VERA MOLNÁR (born 1924) 74.320 Paris, 1974 This artwork by Molnár was made using the RESEAU-TO program, which could produce a range of drawings starting from an initial grid of shapes. In this case the program has randomised the number of squares in each group and displaced them so that they are no longer concentric. Plotter drawing Museum no. E.270-2011(07/07/2018-18/11/2018)
Collection
Accession number
E.270-2011

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Record createdMarch 28, 2011
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