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Analogue

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The word analogue entered the English language in the nineteenth century and derives from a similar word in French. Much like the word analogy (which has been a part of English since the fifteenth century) its origins trace back...

Digital

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The word digital derives from the word digit; both originate in fourteenth-century Middle English. Mostly used as an adjective, digital describes a non-continuous, discrete, or quantized signal, expression, or representation. As such,...

Machine Art Exhibition, New York (1934)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1934, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) staged a major exhibition titled “Machine Art.” Initiated by museum director Alfred H. Barr Jr. and overseen by curator Philip Johnson, the exhibition was extraordinarily popular and similarly...

Flusser, Vilém (1920–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Vilém Flusser (1920–91) was a self-educated Czech-born philosopher who worked in Brazil for thirty-two years before returning to Europe. His presence as a public intellectual began with journalistic writing and concurred with academia only...