British artist Keira Rathbone uses old typewriters to “draw” her extraordinary portraits with devastating accuracy. With no brushes or pencils in her repertoire, instead she uses her collection of 30 vintage machines to create her artworks with individual keystrokes. Rathbone works from her studio in Chiswick, London, as well as various other locations around the city, getting interesting looks from people as they pass. [Read more...]
Todd McLellan says he got his start finger painting in kindergarten and things haven’t changed much: he’s still doing things kids love to do. His newest work, Disassembly, finds him taking apart old typewriters, push mowers and cameras down to the smallest screw, then carefully arranging all the parts and photographing them. He also creates complex exploded views of the objects with each piece hanging suspended in space. Next time little Johnny takes apart the DVD player, you’ll now know what to do.