The Hungarian-born French painter Vera Molnar is one of the few artists who pioneered the use of the computer as a creative medium starting in the late 1960s. This article explores how Molnar’s computer-generated works used programming as a means to reflect upon the autographicity of the handmade trace in drawing and painting.
Vera Molnar’s Computer Paintings
Aline Guillermet is a Junior Research Fellow at King’s College, University of Cambridge. Her research interests include postwar German art, the impact of technology on painting, and digital art. She is currently completing a book on Gerhard Richter.
Aline Guillermet; Vera Molnar’s Computer Paintings. Representations 1 February 2020; 149 (1): 1–30. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2020.149.1.1
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