Sven Höglund

Sven Inge (born Sven Inge Höglund) was a Swedish painter and pop artist who came to some prominence in the late 1960s, doing performed visual experiments with digital technology as an art medium, and coloristic paintings. Sven Inge was born in Umeå in 1935 and grew up in a small village in Västerbotten in northern […]

Torsten Ridell

Torsten Ridell is a Swedish artist, born in 1946 in Malmo. His works focus on showing space and its implications by painting lines or strips, generally black or white, to form abstract figures, reducing the elements of an image to produce concrete and constructive works. Ridell studied at the Forum school of fine arts and […]

Vera Molnar

Vera Molnar (also known by her maiden name written Gaks Vera a.k.a GV) is a Hungarian-born artist, born in Budapest in 1924. She is considered a pioneer of digital and algorithmic art. Steeped in a pictorial legacy characteristic of Eastern Europe, she moved to Paris in 1947 to develop an experimental and highly committed career. […]

Victor Acevedo

Victor Acevedo is a “desktop computer art pioneer” (ADA) inspired by a range of influences from M.C. Escher and Salvador Dali to R. Buckminster Fuller. Acevedo’s early works, in the late 1970s and early ’80s, were more traditional paintings and drawings, but in 1985 he adopted computer graphics as his primary medium. His first important computer graphic print […]

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Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian-born abstract painter, widely viewed as one of the leading figures in the Op art movement. His geometric works incorporate optical effects and technical precision to express his love of graphic statements: as he wrote, “A contemporary painter can no longer be content with painting pretty little pictures. He must beautify […]

Wendelin Niedlich

Wendelin Niedlich, an acclaimed bookseller, publisher and gallerist in Stuttgart, Germany, was the owner of Niedlich’s Buchladen, a well-known cultural center, gallery and bookshop. He organized an exhibition of graphic works by Frieder Nake and George Nees titled Computer-Grafik Programme in November 1965, which was the world’s third computer graphics exhibition and attracted international attention. Born in […]

Willi Müller-Brittnau

Willy Müller was a Swiss artist best-known for his geometric paintings and silk-screen prints. He attended the Zurich University of the Arts in 1954-55, then, like many Swiss artists at the time, began working as a retoucher and graphic designer in Zofingen. Around 1960, inspired by Henri Matisse and Ellsworth Kelly, he began to produce […]

William Alan Fetter

William Fetter was a graphic designer and artist recognized for being a pioneer in the field of computer graphics. Fetter’s well-known 1964 “First Man” or “Boeing Man”, a short animation of a pilot, meant to be used in films, was the earliest example of a human figure generated by computer. He is widely credited with […]

Yoshiyuki Abe

Yoshiyuki Abe uses geometric objects and stochastic processes to create his often colorful and chaotic “algorithmic visual art“. He earned his B.E. in Photographic Engineering at Chiba University in Japan, then his M.A.Sc., before beginning freelance work as a director and sound recording engineer on films. In the early ’90s, he began producing inkjet prints […]

Zach Lieberman

Zach Lieberman’s oeuvre is largely based on “augmenting the body’s ability to communicate” (Systemis). He holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from Hunter College and both a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design, where he now teaches graphics programming classes. Lieberman has exhibited his work and held residencies around the […]

Zdenek Sykora

Born in 1920 in Louny, a town in Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic, Zdeněk Sýkora is internationally recognized as a prominent experimental painter and artist. He began painting in 1940, studying art education and geometry at Charles University in Prague from 1945-47. His initial works, mainly landscapes, were influenced by Cubism and subsequently by Post-Impressionism. Many […]