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Storing Art Images in Intelligent Computers



Russell A. Kirsch, J Kirsch


Any reproduction of a visual artwork creates a representation that fails to capture some properties of the original. Since most art is not sufficiently portable to make it available to all possible viewers, we accept the necessity of making reproductions with the consequent loss in properties, some of which may be vital to the proper appreciation of the artwork.
Leondardo, Electronic Art Supplemental Issue


art images, image preservation, intelligent computers


Kirsch, R. and Kirsch, J. (1990), Storing Art Images in Intelligent Computers, Leondardo, Electronic Art Supplemental Issue, [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1989, Updated October 12, 2021