"Enigma Tests" by Lillian F. Schwartz and Ken Knowlton, 1970

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

Print (Visual work)

Date Made

1970

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2021.14.238

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 in

Width: 29.125 in

Length: .063 in

Inscriptions

on back: 234 / Enigma Tests Artists' Print Schwartz/Knowlton '70 / 234 4

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