Jasia Reichardt

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Jasia Reichardt
Born 1933
Warsaw, Poland
Occupation art critic, curator, writer
Nationality British
Notable works Cybernetic serendipity: the computer and the arts

Jasia Reichardt (born 1933) is a British art critic, curator, and writer.


Jasia Reichardt was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1933. In the 1950s she was editor of Art News and Review, a weekly arts magazine.[citation needed] From 1963 to 1971 she was assistant director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.[1] In 1968 she curated the Cybernetic Serendipity exhibition at the ICA,[2] and was editor of Cybernetic serendipity: the computer and the arts, a special edition of Studio International magazine, which was published at the same time.[3] From 1974 to 1976 Reichardt was a director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Jasia Reichardt archive of concrete and sound poetry, 1959-1977. Getty Research Institute. Accessed January 2014.
  2. ^ Charlie Gere, ‘Minicomputer Experimentalism in the United Kingdom from the 1950s to 1980’ in Hannah Higgins, & Douglas Kahn (Eds.), Mainframe experimentalism: Early digital computing in the experimental arts. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press (2012), p. 119
  3. ^ Jasia Reichardt (ed) (November 1968). Cybernetic Serendipity, the computer and the arts. Studio International Special Issue 905.