Title: Color Gradient Study for the Continuous Red Series (The Clock)
Artist(s): Monique Nahas Hervé Huitric
Date Created: 1970
Edition Info: Unique
Unframed Dimensions: 4.75 x 10.75 in.
Medium: computer generated alphanumeric printout with hand coloring in felt tip on paper
Inventory ID: Nahas/Huitric-1971-02
signed in graphite on the back of the paper
handwritten notes in graphite and felt tip on the right side of the paper
hardware: CAE 510 with 8k memory
The result of the calculation was printed with letters corresponding to colors to be painted. For example, the letter J is for yellow (jaune), R for red (rouge), etc. The artists used 6 colors: red, yellow, blue, green, black, and white. These letters were then painted by hand on the printout. The work was long and fastidious, taking many hours for each work. The algorithm consists in calculating a virtual color as resulting from the superimposing of elementary colors, these basic colors being then distributed in a random way.
Detail images of the work
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