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


Charles A. Csuri
plastics, color inks
Punch Cards, IBM 7094

Historical Significance
In many of Csuri's early plotter drawings, he experimented with different mathmatical 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.

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Charles A. Csuri