This is a website on computer art.

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Welcome to my website. Read about computer art and enjoy the contributions:


 

Pioneer Work: Georg Nees

... see prints of Nees´ early
generative computer art,
generated between 1965 and 1970.

Eingang »Pionierarbeit: Georg Nees«


      detail plastik 1 print (georg nees)      

 


Pioneer Work: Frieder Nake

... see prints dedicated to
»The Precise Pleasures« of
algorithmic art. Frieder Nake and
his team created new depictions
of his early graphics.

Eingang »Pioneer Work: Frieder Nake«


      detail hommage à paul klee (nake)      

 


Pioneer Work: Herbert W. Franke

Exploring new worlds and
new perspectives is Herbert W.
Franke´s passion and art:
We present the visual art of a
notoriously curious human ...

Eingang »Pioneer Work: Herbert W. Franke«


      detail squares (herbert w. franke)      

 


Pioneer Work: Manfred Mohr

... research, experiment, art.
Catch a glimpse of Manfed Mohr´s work
from his early algorithmic inscriptions
to the carved out projections
of multidimensional constructions.

Eingang »Pioneer Work: Manfred Mohr«


         detail P-036 (manfred mohr)         

 

red 40+1

The »red« edition was a brain child
of Max Bense, a significant theorist of
information aesthetics and supporter
of early computer art.
We present the first decade of the
edition, including important
publications on computer art.

Enter »red 40+1«


  georg nees/computer/max bense: #19   

 

Serendipity!

The Cybernetic Serendipity exhibition
held in London 1968 was the first
major show dedicated to computer art.
See seven authentic prints of iconic
computer graphics presented in this
legendary exhibition.

Enter »Serendipity!«


      the cybernetic serendipity catalogue      

 


Zomerzegel 1970

R. D. E. Oxenaar designed the yearly
summer stamp edition 1970 for the Netherlands.
For the first time computer graphics
were used as a stamp motif.

Entrance »Zomerzegel 1970«


    r. d. e. oxenaar: motif zomerzegel    

 


Computer Art 1972

A group of computer graphic specialists
and an artist created a variety of
computer graphics in 1971/72.
See their algorithmic works which are
brilliant examples of early
mainframe experimentalism.

Enter »Computer Art 1972«


  frank boettger: nonlinear interpolation IV   

 


Kubo-Oktaeder

The computer graphic »Kubo-Oktaeder«
is a co-production of the computer art pioneer
Georg Nees and the architect Ludwig Rase.
The motif is a symbol for the introduction of
the computer in the world of architecture.

Enter »Kubo-Oktaeder«


       detail kubo-oktaeder print (rase-nees)       

 


Photography & Program



In the late 1960s the German photographer
Gottfried Jaeger coined the term
»Generative Photography«.
The generative photographic image
does not reflect the »outside«,
it is abstract and comes from within
the photographic apparatus. The image
is based on (analog) programs
and technical parameters ...

Eingang »Gottfried Jäger«


            gottfried jäger : 3.8.14.3.31            

 


Machine Art



Will machines take over the art
world? In 1972 computer artists
entered the official art market
by the help of a Canadian gallerist and
editeur, Gilles Gheerbrant.
His »Art Ex Machina« edition
was a milestone for computer art ...

Eingang »Machinenkunst«


         art ex machina portfolio 1972          

 


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