Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989
Drawn primarily from MoMA’s collection, this exhibition brings together artworks produced using computers and computational thinking, and notable examples of computer and component design. The display combines artworks, design objects, and architectural proposals to trace how computers transformed aesthetics and hierarchies, revealing how these thinking machines reshaped art making, working life, and social connections. The artists featured in ‘Thinking Machines’ exploited the potential of emerging technologies by inventing systems wholesale or by partnering with institutions and corporations that provided access to cutting-edge machines. The exhibition will include works by John Cage and Lejaren Hiller, Richard Hamilton, Alison Knowles, Beryl Korot, Vera Molnár, and Stan VanDerBeek. Find out more about the ‘Thinking Machines’ exhibition from MoMA’s website.
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