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By Charissa N Terranova

What if modernism were characterized via evolving, interconnected and multi-sensory pictures – instead of by way of the monolithic items usually defined by means of its artists and theorists? during this groundbreaking ebook, Charissa Terranova finds a forgotten narrative of modernism, which charts the impact that biology, normal platforms idea and cybernetics had on paintings within the 20th century. From kinetic and interactive paintings to early computing device paintings and installations spanning a whole urban, she indicates that the electronic photo used to be a wealthy and expansive creative medium of modernism.

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