Art Ex Machina Portfolio

Basic Information

Title: Art Ex Machina Portfolio
Artist(s): Manfred Mohr Manuel Barbadillo Hiroshi Kawano Kenneth C. Knowlton Frieder Nake Georg Nees Abraham A. Moles
Date Created: 1972
Edition Info: 197/200 framed
Unframed Dimensions: 20 x 15 in.
Medium:
Inventory ID: Machina-1972-01

Description

a portfolio of six serigraphs created after original unique computer-generated images

the portfolio is housed in a custom made box with the title printed on the front along the left side

the portfolio contains:

a serigraph printed colophon page that is numbered 197/200

a lithographic introductory text by page Abraham A. Moles that is printed in English and French

six serigraph prints that are signed and numbered 197/200

six lithographic artist statement text pages written by the artists and printed in English and French

the paper is Canadian Eearnscliffe Linen and Canadian Rolland Colonial

the paper measures 20 x 15″

the image and frame sizes are variable

the portfolio was printed by Pierre Foisy and was edited and published by Gilles Gheerbrant in 1972, Montreal, Canada

the portfolio was printed in an edition of 200, plus epreuves d’artists (artist’s proofs)

 

Abraham A. Moles

Art Ex Machina Introductory Text Sheet

lithograph

inventory# Moles-1972-01 / Machina-1972-02

 

Manuel Barbadillo

Untitled

serigraph in two colors

image: 12 x 12″

signed lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Barbadillo-1972-01 / Machina-1972-03

 

Hiroshi Kawano

Untitled (Red Tree)

serigraph in five colors

hardware: IBM 360/75

software: Fortran IV

image: 17.5 x 13.25″

signed lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Kawano-1972-02 / Machina-1972-04

 

Kenneth C. Knowlton

Untitled

serigraph in four colors

hardware: IBM 7094

software: EXPLORE

image: 12 x 16″

signed lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Knowlton-1972-02 / Machina-1972-05

 

Manfred Mohr

Untitled (Formal Language)

serigraph in two colors

image: 12.25 x 12.25″

signed and dated lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Mohr-1972-01 / Machina-1972-06

 

Frieder Nake

Walk-Through-Raster Vancouver Version

serigraph in five colors

hardware: Telefunken TR4

software: Algol 60 and custom made Walk Through Raster

plotter: ZUSE Graphomat Z64

image: 12.25 x 12.25″

signed lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Nake-1972-01 / Machina-1972-07

 

Georg Nees

Untitled

serigraph in three colors

hardware: Siemens System 2002 and 2004

software: ALGOL

plotter: ZUSE Graphomat Z64

image: 12.25 x 17.5″

signed lower right / numbered lower left

inventory # Nees-1972-01 / Machina-1972-08

 

 

 

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