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:
6/200 - unframed
100/200 - unframed
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 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 in graphite
a lithographic introductory text by page Abraham A. Moles that is printed in English and French
six serigraph prints that are signed and numbered in graphite
six lithographic artist statement text pages written by the artists and printed in English
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 in an edition of 200 plus epreuves d’artists (artist’s proofs) by Pierre Foisy, and was edited and published by Gilles Gheerbrant in 1972, Montreal, Canada

Abraham A. Moles
Art Ex Machina Introductory Text Sheet
offset lithograph
inventory# Moles-1972-01 / Machina-1972-02

1. Manuel Barbadillo
Untitled
serigraph in two colors on paper
image: 12 x 12″
signed lower right / numbered lower left in graphite
inventory # Barbadillo-1972-01 / Machina-1972-03

2. 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 in graphite
inventory # Kawano-1972-02 / Machina-1972-04

3. Kenneth C. Knowlton
Untitled
serigraph in four colors
hardware: IBM 7094
software: EXPLORE
image: 12 x 16″
signed lower right / numbered lower left in graphite
inventory # Knowlton-1972-02 / Machina-1972-05

4. Manfred Mohr
Untitled (Formal Language)
serigraph in two colors
image: 12.25 x 12.25″
signed and dated lower right / numbered lower left in graphite
inventory # Mohr-1972-01 / Machina-1972-06

5. 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 in graphite
inventory # Nake-1972-01 / Machina-1972-07

6. 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 in graphite
inventory # Nees-1972-01 / Machina-1972-08

 

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