Telephone timeline:

1914, April 28: F.T. Marinetti uses the telephone in a pre-multimedia performance in London.

1922: László Moholy-Nagy produces his "Telephone Paintings" - he orders by telephone from a sign factory five paintings in porcelain enamel. The precise position of the shapes is transmitted by using graph paper and the factory's color chart.

1968 or 1969: the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art organizes an exhibition called Art by Telephone. Thirty-six artists were asked to place a phone call to the museum and to instruct museum staff about what their contribution to the show would be.

Communication Art

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