In 1966 Ken Knowlton and Leon Harmon created this image of a reclining nude  by scanning a photograph with a camera and converting its analog voltages to binary numbers which were then assigned typographic symbols based on relative densities.  In 1967 the image was printed in The New York Times, and then later exhibited at one of the earliest computer art exhibitions, The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age, held Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1968.

In 1966 Ken Knowlton and Leon Harmon created this image of a reclining nude  by scanning a photograph with a camera and converting its analog voltages to binary numbers which were then assigned typographic symbols based on relative densities.  In 1967 the image was printed in The New York Times, and then later exhibited at one of the earliest computer art exhibitions, The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age, held Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 1968.

Saturday 4/21/2012

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