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Reflecting the dynamic creativity of its topic, this definitive consultant spans the evolution, aesthetics, and perform of today's electronic paintings, combining clean, rising views with the nuanced insights of best theorists.

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Beyond Modern Sculpture: The Effects of Science and Technology on the Sculpture of This Century. New York: George Braziller. Burnham, Jack. 1968b. ” Artforum. Burnham, Jack. 1969. ” Artforum. ◼◼◼ Introduction 19 Giannetti, Claudia. 2014. Ästhetik des Digitalen: Ein intermediärer Beitrag zu Wissenschaft, Medien‐ und Kunstsystem. Vienna, New York: Springer. Gere, Charlie. 2008. ” In New Media in the White Cube and Beyond, edited by Christiane Paul. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Grau, Oliver.

Introduction 19 Giannetti, Claudia. 2014. Ästhetik des Digitalen: Ein intermediärer Beitrag zu Wissenschaft, Medien‐ und Kunstsystem. Vienna, New York: Springer. Gere, Charlie. 2008. ” In New Media in the White Cube and Beyond, edited by Christiane Paul. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Grau, Oliver. 2003. Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion. The MIT Press. Huhtamo, Erkki. 2013. Illusions in Motion—Media Archaeology of the Moving Panorama and Related Spectacles. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Becker discusses the evolution of both the “creative empire” from the 19th century onwards and the anxieties about representations of reality that technological set‐ ups from the daguerrotype and phantasmagoria to the telegraph have produced. As Becker puts it, the history of communication machines is a ghost story. Sensors and software systems—supporting anything from biometrical passports to airline profiling and homing guidance systems—produce today’s phantoms in the city ◼◼◼ Introduction 13 and require that cultural intelligence address psycho‐geographical analysis and representation of multidimensional spaces.

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