Monday, October 9, 2017

From the Madison Public Library clippings files: Typewriter art

February 1963
Photo by Retiring Guy

Related link:
Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter.  (Design Observer, 5/28/2014)
People used to create art on typewriters and that activity has also made a comeback. This month sees the publication of Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology* (Laurence King), the first detailed survey since Alan Riddell’s in 1975 to investigate the subject’s history and present-day practice.
*This and similar books available at UW-Madison libraries

Other clippings files posts:
"Houses on stilts".  (10/9/2017)
City's first skywalk opens in 1966.  (10/9/2017)
Proudfit and Regent streets widening.  (9/30/2017)
Northport connector.  (9/30/2017)
Regent Street extension beyond Rosa Road, another bad idea left on the drawing board.  (5/27/2017) 
Drake Street extension, a bad idea left on the drawing board.  (5/26/2017)

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