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Plotter Drawings and Sculpture, 1966 - 1970
Roy Gottlieb ➔ Bearded Man with Random Triangles

Artwork

Identifer
C06.00272
Creator
Charles A. Csuri
Material
plastics, color inks
Hardware
Punch Cards, IBM 7094

Historical Significance
In many of Csuri's early plotter drawings, he experimented with different mathematical formulas and parameters to try to create textures, light and shadow in his work.
Artist's Comments
A line drawing was transformed mathematically into a shaded image. Then a spiral, rectangle, triangle, and star were used as character symbols through each line segment. A random number generator determined the intensity. The size of each symbol is a function of its distance from a reference point outside the picture. This image is an example where the spiral was used as the character symbol.

Rights
Rights Holder: www.csuri.com
Copyright Statement:
Related person
Charles A. Csuri