Canto XXXI/2: Artificial Intelligence

canto 31 2

Canto XXXI/2: Artificial Intelligence 

Silkscreen proof, approved by the artist and signed / initialled by him, taken from the original Talford Press edition of 185, printed on 100% rag, acid-free Inveresk (Somerset) paper

 

page size 39.5 x 31 cm

 

1979 – 1983

 

Over a huge gap in time, Dante foresees the now frighteningly realised possibility, here envisaged by a dreaming boy, of brutal force malignly controlled by artificial intelligence. The microchip which here stands for the monster's face and brain, taken from Scientific American, was one of the first ever illustrated.

 

£ 275 (approx. US$ 430, € 330) VAT, postage and handling included