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布里姆•贡恩拉乌古尔

布里姆•贡恩拉乌古尔

布里姆•贡恩拉乌古尔

加利佛尼亚,美国

书法家、设计师、出版人

Calligraphy

Let us give thanks to Christopher Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1867 they laid the foundation for the calligraphy of the Western world. They invented the world′s first commercially successful typewriter.

An army of people made their living in the nineteenth century by writing documents by hand. Machines had been used to produce books for four hundred years. But documents were still made with pens and ink.

The main reason for penmanship classes in schools was to give the students a sellable skill. Clerks were needed to write out correspondence and sales ledgers, legal briefs and government paperwork. A well executed business letter from that time looks at least as attractive as the engravings and oleographs that people hung on their walls. Standards were high and tradition strong. Yet handwriting was not an art form. Twelve hour workdays were commonplace. The pay was low. Still, gifted clerks took pride in their trade and enjoyed the very human desire to show off.

Time passed. In business and government, typewriters replaced pens. But the skills and the aesthetics that surrounded them were not abandoned. People liked beautiful writing and adopted it for their own pleasure. Calligraphy took its place among the decorative arts. It was nurtured by great teachers, such as Edward Johnston in Britain, Rudolf von Larisch in Austria, and Rudolf Koch in Germany. There was a new beginning.

I thank Messrs. Sholes, Glidden and Soule of Milwaukee, who toiled to change their lives with a very useful invention. The teachers I thank for having changed the world, and my life.

作者的作品

展览海报 伊姆兰•赖内尔

纸上丝网印刷 44.5x63.5厘米 1983年

字母“S”变奏曲

漆布刻花 44.5x64厘米 1983年

Operina字体


展览海报 伦敦

纸上丝网印刷 52x78厘米 1982年

展览海报 活字 雷克雅未克

纸上丝网印刷 48x74厘米 1982年

展览海报 乔纳森•波利采尔

纸上丝网印刷 52x76厘米 1987年

艺术学院课程公告

纸上丝网印刷 57x77厘米 1976年

展览海报 亚瑟•贝克

纸上丝网印刷 45x64厘米 1985年

轮廓标题图(学习字母表)

纸上丝网印刷 44x57厘米 1983年

正方形字母表

纸上丝网印刷 43x65厘米 1986年

俄罗斯联邦宪法前言

纸、打印机墨水 90x120厘米 2008年
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