»Night Scene« by Lillian F. Schwartz | i |
 
creators: Lillian F. Schwartz
title: Night Scene
year: 1975
material:

other, computer-generated

etching on aluminium plate

artwork type: other
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anonymous
posted 4 months 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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