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title: Night Scene
year: 1975

other, computer-generated

etching on aluminium plate

artwork type: other
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posted about 10 years ago
Lillian, one of the geniuses at the Labs (as stated by Arno Penzias and Max Matthews). She walked the floors looking for interesting items she could use as a tool for art. This piece, one of a series, involved re-coding the program used for designing transistors; a laser would crisscross the board (usually a non-conductive black over conductive gold). Instead of creating pathways, she created different scenes, such as the one above that has the science-fiction glow. (She studied lasers with Don White of the Labs. Later, she and Laurens Schwartz worked with Dr. Glass, the head of optical transmissions.
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