Auro Lecci Arte

January 2022

The online art journal piano b. arti visive e culture, issue 7.2 (2022) published an essay by art historian Paola Lagonigro (Università Sapienza di Roma) with the title:

Immagini programmate: la ricerca di Auro Lecci nella fase pionieristica della computer art.
Programmed images: the work of Auro Lecci in the pioneering phase of computer art.

The essay can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF here.

September 2021

The Anne + Michael Spalter Digital Art Collection acquired the work ArcLink Diptych (ArcLink Panels 1 and 2) dated 1970-72.

More info available here.

November 2018

V&A Chance and Control installation

The V&A Museum has included one of the works Auro Lecci kindly donated to them in their Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers
Celebrating more than 50 years of computer-generated art installation.

The installation shows his work, Shift 2 – four, one of 6 panels, alongside works by Analivia and Waldemar Cordeiro and Edward Zajec.

Since the 1960s, artists and programmers have used computers to create prints, drawings, paintings, photographs and digital artworks. This installation celebrates 50 years and more of computer-generated art, exploring aspects of chance and control.

Shift 2 – four
1970, cyanotype print / photographic paper