a briEf   
idiOsyncratic
historY of   

 collage and digital imaging

 
under construction
The finger pointing at the moon is not the moon.   
 
1826: Joseph Nicéphore Niépce: first photograph  Joseph Nicéphore Niépce: The First Photograph
1900: Freud: The Interpretation of Dreams • the unconscious
1907-1914: cubism: Braques • Picasso • Grispapiers colles  Juan Gris: Violin and Engraving
1914-1918: WWI • 15.5 million killed • 6.5 million civilians
1917: Russian Revolution
1919: Hannah Höch: Cut with Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar
Beerbelly Cultural Epoch
 
 Hannah Höch: Cut with Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beerbelly Cultural Epoch  1912-1923
dada
1920: Raoul Hausmann: Tatlin at Home Raoul Hausmann: Tatlin at Home
1939-1945: WWII • 60 million killed • 40 million civilians
Hiroshima
~150,000
civilians
1945: first atom bomb • Alamogordo, NM 
1945: ENIAC: first digital computer
1956: Richard Hamilton: Just what is it that makes today's homes so
different, so appealing?
Richard Hamilton Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?
1957: Russel A. Kirsch: first scanned photograph • Sputnik 1, first space satellite
1964: digital Mona Lisa Digital Mona Lisa
1969: Lunar Landing • first photographs of Earth Rising on the Moon from the Moon
1976: IBM 6640, first continuous flow color inkjet printer
1981: IBM PC
1987: IRIS Graphics 3024 inkjet printer
1990: PhotoShop Version 1.0
1994: Epson Stylus Color, first desktop photorealistic printer
2004: Kodak stops selling film cameras in the United States.
2006: Nikon stops making all but two film cameras.
 
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