Sine Curve Man

Basic Information

Title: Sine Curve Man
Artist(s): Charles “Chuck” Csuri
Date Created: 1967
Framed Dimensions: 40.75 x 41.5 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 36.25 x 37 in.
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Description

a serigraph after an original unique computer generated plotter drawing

signed and dated

Csuri began this Sine Curve Man work with an original drawing and transformed it using the sine curve function. His abstraction of the face suggests parallels with early Cubist movements and manages, without having the advantage of color, to invoke the emotive qualities of Expressionism. A similar Sine Curve Man is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

A signed silkscreen, verso-printed on plexiglass in midnight blue, the Sine Curve Man with its simple lines and melting, echoing visages continues to eloquently evoke our very first encounters with digital visual technology.

 

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