skip to content
Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code

Author: Carolyn L Kane
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Overview: These days, we take for granted that our computer screens-and even our phones-will show us images in vibrant full color. Digital color is a fundamental part of how we use our devices, but we never give a thought to how it is produced or how it came about. Chromatic Algorithms reveals the fascinating history behind digital color, tracing it from the work of a few brilliant computer scientists and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kane, Carolyn L.
Chromatic algorithms
(DLC) 2013033872
(OCoLC)857288076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn L Kane
ISBN: 9780226002873 022600287X
OCLC Number: 883632106
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: How color became code --
Chromatic visions (400 B.C.-1969) --
Colors sacred and synthetic --
Classical and modern color: Plato through Goethe --
Industrial color: synthetics through day-glo psychedelics --
Synthetic color in video synthesis --
Disciplining color: encounters with number and code (1965-1984) --
Informatic color and aesthetic transformations in early computer art --
Collaborative computer art and experimental color systems --
From chromakey to the alpha channel --
"Transparent" screens for opaque ontology (1984-2007) --
Digital infrared as algorithmic lifeworld --
The photoshop cinema --
Postscript: a new dark age.
Responsibility: Carolyn L. Kane.

Abstract:

Digital color is a fundamental part of how we use our devices, but we never give a thought to how it is produced or how it came about. This title reveals the history behind digital color, tracing it  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Chromatic Algorithms promises to set the fields of color study and new media in a completely new direction. The digital color aesthetic that Kane elaborates here-which moves from historical accounts Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/883632106> # Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "883632106" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=665828";'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/art_digital> ; # ART--Digital
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/estetik> ; # Estetik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/computer_art> ; # Computer art
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern_21st_century> ; # Aesthetics, Modern--21st century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern> ; # Aesthetics, Modern
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ND1489> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/art_and_technology> ; # Art and technology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/farbcodierung> ; # Farbcodierung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/farger> ; # Färger
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/konst_och_teknik> ; # Konst och teknik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/computerkunst> ; # Computerkunst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/datorkonst> ; # Datorkonst
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/asthetik> ; # Ästhetik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern_20th_century> ; # Aesthetics, Modern--20th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/776/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Event/1900_2099> ; # 1900-2099
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/algorithmus> ; # Algorithmus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/chromatik> ; # Chromatik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/color> ; # Color
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Person/kane_carolyn_l> ; # Carolyn L. Kane
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "How color became code -- Chromatic visions (400 B.C.-1969) -- Colors sacred and synthetic -- Classical and modern color: Plato through Goethe -- Industrial color: synthetics through day-glo psychedelics -- Synthetic color in video synthesis -- Disciplining color: encounters with number and code (1965-1984) -- Informatic color and aesthetic transformations in early computer art -- Collaborative computer art and experimental color systems -- From chromakey to the alpha channel -- "Transparent" screens for opaque ontology (1984-2007) -- Digital infrared as algorithmic lifeworld -- The photoshop cinema -- Postscript: a new dark age."@en ;
    schema:description "Overview: These days, we take for granted that our computer screens-and even our phones-will show us images in vibrant full color. Digital color is a fundamental part of how we use our devices, but we never give a thought to how it is produced or how it came about. Chromatic Algorithms reveals the fascinating history behind digital color, tracing it from the work of a few brilliant computer scientists and experimentally minded artists in the late 1960s and early '70s through to its appearance in commercial software in the early 1990s. Mixing philosophy of technology, aesthetics, and media analysis, Carolyn Kane shows how revolutionary the earliest computer-generated colors were-built with the massive postwar number-crunching machines, these first examples of "computer art" were so fantastic that artists and computer scientists regarded them as psychedelic, even revolutionary, harbingers of a better future for humans and machines. But, Kane shows, the explosive growth of personal computing and its accompanying need for off-the-shelf software led to standardization and the gradual closing of the experimental field in which computer artists had thrived. Even so, the gap between the bright, bold presence of color onscreen and the increasing abstraction of its underlying code continues to lure artists and designers from a wide range of fields, and Kane draws on their work to pose fascinating questions about the relationships among art, code, science, and media in the twenty-first century."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1380215461> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/857288076> ;
    schema:name "Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code"@en ;
    schema:productID "883632106" ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10891853> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/utah/detail.action?docID=3038591> ;
    schema:url "https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=665828";" ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=665828> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3038591> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=627682> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3038591> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226002873> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/883632106> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Person/kane_carolyn_l> # Carolyn L. Kane
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Kane" ;
    schema:givenName "Carolyn L." ;
    schema:name "Carolyn L. Kane" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern> # Aesthetics, Modern
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aesthetics, Modern"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern_20th_century> # Aesthetics, Modern--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aesthetics, Modern--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/aesthetics_modern_21st_century> # Aesthetics, Modern--21st century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aesthetics, Modern--21st century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1380215461#Topic/art_and_technology> # Art and technology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art and technology"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226002873>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "022600287X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226002873" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/857288076>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Chromatic algorithms" ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/883632106> ; # Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/883632106>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/883632106> ; # Chromatic algorithms : synthetic color, computer art, and aesthetics after code
    schema:dateModified "2018-09-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.