Princeton NJ — It was 7:30 on a recent Wednesday evening and nine freshmen were taking their seats in Room 121 of Forbes College while Szymon Rusinkiewicz, assistant professor of computer science, displayed their art projects for the week on a wide screen.
The students’ inspirations may have been great painters like Braque, Dali and Hockney, but their canvas was a computer and their palette Photoshop, version 8.0.
This freshman seminar, “Technology in Art and Cultural Heritage,” is no simple course in digital art. It explores how developments in science, technology and mathematics not only influence artistic styles but also, ultimately, shape our cultural heritage.
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