No. 2 (from the Handmade Pixel Series)

Basic Information

Title: No. 2 (from the Handmade Pixel Series)
Artist(s): Monique Nahas Hervé Huitric
Date Created: 1970
Unframed Dimensions: 8.25 x 8 in.
Medium:
Inventory ID: Nahas/Huitric-1970-05

Description

signed in graphite on the back of the paper
numbered in graphite on the back of the paper

hardware: CAE 510 with 8k memory
software: ALGOL

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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