Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen (1 May 1928 – 27 April 2016)[1] was a British-born artist who was noted as the creator of AARON, a computer program designed to produce art autonomously. His work in the intersection of computer artificial intelligence and art attracted a great deal of attention, leading to exhibitions at many museums, including the Tate Gallery in London, and acquisitions by many others.[2] […]

Heimrad Prem

Heimrad Prem (27 May 1934 – 19 February 1978) was a German painter born in Roding, Oberpfalz. From 1949–1952 he studied decorative painting at Schwandorf and then studied painting with Josef Oberberger and sculpture with Toni Stadler at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich until 1956. While studying painting with Ernst Schumacher at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, he formed Gruppe SPUR with Lothar Fischer, Helmut Sturm, and Hans-Peter Zimmer. After meeting Asger Jorn, SPUR joined the Situationist International. In […]

Henry Mandell

I have a very active mind.  My consciousness is preoccupied with a lifelong pursuit of figuring out how things work.  Because when I was young I was taught a bunch of junk.  How does life actually work?  Nobody knows, but a lot of insightful smart people have found keys. Making art or thinking about making art I’m using those […]

Herbert W. Franke

Herbert W. Franke (born 14 May 1927 in Vienna) is an Austrian scientist and writer. Die Zeit calls him “the most prominent German writing Science Fiction author”. He is also active in the fields of future research, speleology as well as computer graphics and digital art. Franke studied physics, mathematics, chemistry, psychology and philosophy in […]

Hervé Huitric

Hervé Huitric studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (grad. 1969) and computer science at the University of Vincennes, now University of Paris VIII (M.A., 1973, Ph.D. 1980). 1969 founding member of the Groupe Art et Informatique de Vincennes. Professor at the University of Vincennes. Collaboration with Monique Nahas. He lives in Nogent-sur-Marne, FR. […]

Hiroshi Kawano

Hiroshi Kawano may correctly claim to have been among the very first in the world who experimented with a computer to generate visual works that could enter the domain of art. His pioneering position is exceptional insofar as he came to digital art from philosophy, i.e. neither from mathematics/engineering (like Nees, Noll, Nake) nor from […]

Jacques Palumbo

“Jacques Palumbo was born in Algeria and completed a BA in philosophy (1959) before studying for a year at the École d’architecture et des beaux-arts in Algiers. In 1960, he left for Paris to study art (history and academic drawing), attending the Institut d’arts et archéologie de Paris and receiving a graduate degree in drawing […]

James Faure Walker

James Faure Walker (b. London, 1948) studied painting at St Martins School of Art (1966–70) and aesthetics the Royal College of Art (1970–72). He has been exhibiting paintings widely since the 1970’s, incorporating computer graphics since 1988. In 1998 he won the ‘Golden Plotter’ at Computerkunst, Gladbeck, Germany. He has exhibited eight times at Siggraph, […]

Jean Pierre Hébert

Jean-Pierre Hébert (1939 – March 28, 2021) was a conceptual artist who avidly explored and participated in the emergence of postmodernism. His interests lied mainly in the analysis and understanding of the latent rules, styles, trends, mania, recipes behind modern or contemporary art, and in their interpretation, extension, adoption, integration, adaptation. Genes and algorithms identified, […]