Gallery: 13 images that helped define the look of the electronic age
In INSIDE THE MACHINE: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age [W. W. Norton & Company], cultural historian Megan Prelinger guides readers through the history of electronics.
A full-color, large-format exploration of the electronic age, INSIDE THE MACHINE explains the history of technology through over 150 images from magazines, industry pamphlets, and out-of-print books to showcase the powerful graphic and artistic representations of this burgeoning field.
Book release party, San Francisco, August 24
INSIDE THE MACHINE: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age [W. W. Norton & Company]
MartinAbstract5 - by Willi Baum
BaumBofA02 - by Willi Baum
Buddabstract2 - by Raul Mina Mora
ITTmulticolor - by Steve Chan
All others are muted by time (artist unknown)
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