Harold Larry Cohen
(1928 - 2016)
Harold Larry Cohen was active/lived in California / England. Harold Cohen is known for computer autonomous art making machine inventor, abstract painting.
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Following is The New York Times obituary.
"Harold Cohen, a Pioneer of Computer-Generated Art, Dies at 87"
By William Grimes, May 6, 2016
Harold Cohen, an abstract painter who developed Aaron, one of the first and eventually one of the most complex computer software programs for generating works of art, died on April 27 at his home in Encinitas, Calif. He was 87.
The cause was congestive heart failure, his son, Paul, said.
Mr. Cohen was a painter growing weary with the traditional practice of art in the late 1960s when he taught himself, out of curiosity, how to program a computer.
Applying his newfound expertise, he invented a computer-programmed drawing machine, whose works he exhibited at t
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