Jack Whitten

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Jack Whitten has been painting for over 50s from his early work influenced by De Kooning in the 60s to recent work influenced by contemporary technology such as e-stamps and smartphones.  His current work involves pieces cast acrylic paint which are collaged onto canvas using a mosaic-like method.

Lance Wyman – Designer of 1968 Mexico Olympics

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Lance Wyman is a designer specialising in branding and wayfinding systems. He is best known for the branding of the 1968 Mexico Olympics. Other projects include the Mexico City Metro System (above) and the identity and signage for the Minesotta Zoo (pictured below).

Below is a video of a talk Wyman gave about his work at the Walker Arts Centre.

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Typeface: The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Typeface is a documentary film, produced by Kartemquin Films, focusing on a rural Midwestern museum (the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin) and print shop where international artists meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique.

 

A photographer who worked on O’Connell Bridge for 50 years

Man on Bridge is an interactive documentary about Arthur Fields, a Dublin based street photographer who captured an estimated 182,500 photos of passersby on O’Connell Bridge. Arthur was out in all weather with his camera 365 days a year for 50 years.

El Zorrero Films are producing a web-based documentary that lets people learn about Arthur and allows them to submit their own Arthur Fields photo or Arthur Fields-inspired photo into the online story of the photographer.

It has been entered into the Arthur Guinness Projects and the filmmakers are looking for votes to help them secure funding to complete the project.