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with English by Frederick Hammersley, 1973

Frederick Hammersley is best known for the colourful abstract paintings he created in California in the 1950s and ’60s.

He moved to the University of New Mexico in 1968 and was introduced to ART1, a computer program made by Katherine Nash and Richard Williams. A few years after he used the ART1 program, Hammersley created several lithographs based on some of his computer-generated images. He transformed the small monochrome images into larger, visually striking works.

with English, print by Frederick Hammersley, 1973
The gift of the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of the Frederick Hammersley Foundation
Museum number: E.239-2020 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2020

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