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Bubble Wrap—Not Your Typical ‘Pop’ Art. | Bradley Hart “Descendants” at Anna Zorina Gallery.

In The Menu, Visual Arts by Daniel Gauss1 Comment

[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]ubble wrap owes its proliferation to the computer industry. Initially it was designed as a type of funky wallpaper which nobody in the Eisenhower era wanted to buy. But in 1959, after lying dormant for a few years, it was realized that this would be the most effective protection for the transportation of computers—especially the IBM 1401 variable wordlength. As folks who …