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Definition: software art

Artwork created from algorithms written in software code. Although many software art examples look like abstract paintings created with oils or acrylic paint, they are the result of computations only. See electronic art, ASCII art, Internet art and microchip art.

Software Art
These images were not painted. They were generated entirely from software code by these software artists. (Images courtesy of LISA: Leaders in Software and Art, www.softwareandart.com)