"The Machine" Poster by Lillian F. Schwartz, 1968

Summary

Lillian Schwartz is a pioneer of computer-generated art. From 1969-2002, she was a "resident visitor" at Bell Laboratories, producing groundbreaking films, videos, and multimedia works. The Schwartz Collection spans Lillian's childhood into her late career, documenting an expansive mindset, mastery over traditional and experimental mediums alike--and above all--an ability to create inspirational connections between science, art, and technology.

Lillian Schwartz is a pioneer of computer-generated art. From 1969-2002, she was a "resident visitor" at Bell Laboratories, producing groundbreaking films, videos, and multimedia works. The Schwartz Collection spans Lillian's childhood into her late career, documenting an expansive mindset, mastery over traditional and experimental mediums alike--and above all--an ability to create inspirational connections between science, art, and technology.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1968

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2021.14.194

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Lillian F. Schwartz & Laurens R. Schwartz Collection.

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 50 in

Width: 36.6142 in

Inscriptions

on front: THE / MACH / INE / as seen at / the end of the / mechanical / age / The Museum / New York / of Modern Art / November 25 / 1968 February 9 / 1969

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