Artifact Details

Title

Schwartz, Lillian F. oral history

Catalog Number

102746737

Type

Text

Date

2013-08-21

Contributor

Garcia, Christopher, Interviewer
Plutte, Jon, Director
Schwartz, Lillian F., Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

New York, New York

Extent

25 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

Lillian Schwartz was one of the earliest artists to create art animations using computers. Brought to Bell Labs by researcher Leon Harmon, Schwartz worked on animations and graphics, including seminal works like Pixillation, Olympiad, and UFOs. In this interview, Schwartz describes her involvement with the Experiments in Art and Technology (EAT), work at Bell Labs during the 1960s and 70s, her subsequent works in film and mixed media, and her videos including Museum of Modern Art, Mona/Leo and Pictures from a Gallery.

Category

Transcription

Subject

art; Computer animation; Museum of Modern Art; Bell Labs; Experiments in Art and Technology; Computer art

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X6924.2014