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In 1985, Andy Warhol was commissioned to show off the graphics capabilities of the Amiga 1000 personal computer from Commodore. He produced a handful of works which were stored on floppy disks and only recently rediscovered. Here are three of them.
The files were apparently saved in an unorthodox fashion, and their recovery required a lot of digital forensics work from The Carnegie Mellon University Computer Club. A documentary about the recovered experiments called “Trapped: Andy Warhol’s Amiga Experiments” debuted a few weeks ago in a special screening at The Carnegie Museum of Art. Hopefully it will be available online at some point.+