Category Archives: Writings

Helvetica

Typefaces were born out of a need for communication, a need for things to be read clearly and distinctly. By the 1950s, typefaces had lost that eligibility in preference for expressive writing that evokes a specific feeling. Created by Max … Continue reading

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm Art always has a purpose. Whether it is made with a specific intent or not, meaning will be derived from it. Animation is no different in this sense. Some may see animation as purely a form of entertainment, … Continue reading

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Rivers and Tides (Andy Goldsworthy Documentary) (2001)

In Andy Goldsworthy’s work, he cares not so much about the final product, but the process and materials used to make it. Many of his materials used, even the pigments, are materials gathered by him, proving that an artist should … Continue reading

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Paul Hertz

Glitch artist Paul Hertz uses glitch art as an allegory for human memory. He chooses pictures of fairly significant events and people in history, mostly the history of the United States, and processes them until, often; they are unrecognizable without … Continue reading

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Tale of Tales

In 1979, Russia was in a period of political disarray: after the loss of World War II, the Soviet Union, as it was then called remained in a gridlock with the United States. As such, the art world was limited in … Continue reading

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Helvetica

Helvetica is one of the most commonly used typefaces today. Its origin was out ofnecessity for eligibility among the many other types of the 1950’s. Originally called Neue Haas Grotesk, Helvetica was created by Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffman. The … Continue reading

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