SPALTER, AM: The Computer in the Visual Arts

Book cover.  The Computer in the Visual Arts Spalter, Anne Morgan. The Computer in the Visual Arts. Addison-Wesley, 1999. ISBN: 0201386003. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30228) $18.00

Widely praised introduction to twentieth century computer graphics. Focuses on the computer as a medium for artistic expression and graphic communication. Discussion includes the first computer images, landmarks in computer technology, digital painting and photo editing, electronic color, rendering 3D color, animation and video, the web, and more.

Illustrated throughout, including a section of 22 color plates. Artists include Joan Truckenbrod, Char Davies, Vera Molnar, Charles Csuri, Anne Morgan Spalter, Cynthia Beth Rubin, and others. 500p. Index. Bibliography.

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COYNE, R: Technoromanticism: Digital Narrative, Holism, and the Romance of the Real

Coyne, Richard. Technoromanticism: Digital Narrative, Holism, and the Romance of the Real Mit Press, 1999. ISBN: 0262032600. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29354) $14.00

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An introduction to the application of contemporary theory to information technology, raising issues of representation, space, time, interpretation, identity, and the real. 398p. Index. Notes. Bibliography.

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: The Innovation Imperative: Architectures of Vitality

Ednie-Brown, Pia; Burry, Mark; Burrow, Andres (Editors). The Innovation Imperative: Architectures of Vitality. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2013. ISBN: 9781119978657. Unmarked text. Bumped edge. Good. Paperback. (#28438) $14.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Discusses architectural practice innovation historically and in terms of provocative, emerging approaches.

Contributors include: Mario Carpo, Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr, Jondi Keane, Brian Massumi, Leon van Schaik, Michael Weinstock, and Gretchen Wilkins and Liam Young.

Featured architects and designers include: Arakawa and Gins, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Greg Lynn, MOS (Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample), Francois Roche, Veronika Valk and Vergelabs.

Architectural Design (January/February 2013, Profile 221). Measures 8.25×11.25 inches.