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Vintage Typewriters Are Reassembled into Amazing Metallic Bird Sculptures by Jeremy Mayer

 Art #assemblage #birds #sculpture #typewriters June 9, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Jeremy Mayer, shared with permission Jeremy Mayer challenges the notion that typewriters’ creative output is confined to the written word. The artist scours shops and trash bins near his Bay Area studio for analog processors in disrepair that he then disassembles, …

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Cross A Bridge: A Typewriter Illustration Backdrops a Meditative Trip to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art

 Art Illustration #ink #travel #typewriters #video May 26, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Lenka Clayton takes viewers on a short road trip to the Carnegie Museum of Art in a tiny and unusual vehicle. A 1957 Smith Corona Skyriter chugs along sparsely illustrated streets constructed with angled letters and punctuation previously typed on a …

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A Rare Toshiba Typewriter from the 1950s Operates with a Trilingual Index of Thousands of Characters

 Design History #language #typewriters #video April 29, 2021 Grace Ebert  In the 1940s, Toshiba began producing index typewriters with massive, horizontal cylinders containing thousands of symbols. One edition, the BW-2112—watch the demonstration by the New Orleans-based Typewriter Collector above to see how the redesign utilizes manual rotation and a metal pointer to print …

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