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Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jun 6th, 2016. Artwork published in .
Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character at  Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 1
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Animated Prismaset in use for a series of videos accompanying the exhibition Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Jan 29–May 29, 2011. Designed by James Goggin of Practise, co-designer of Prismaset.

Jim Nutt: Coming Into Character at  Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 2
Source: vimeo.com Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. License: All Rights Reserved.
The captions use Prismaset’s initial Solid style, including some of its the lowercase. “Making a ‘black’ weight from a design intended to be multi-lined led to a pleasantly odd set of characters, some geometric and some with their own off-kilter shapes, looking simultaneously Art Deco, Gothic and Bauhaus.” — Lineto
Source: vimeo.com Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. License: All Rights Reserved.

The captions use Prismaset’s initial Solid style, including some of its the lowercase. “Making a ‘black’ weight from a design intended to be multi-lined led to a pleasantly odd set of characters, some geometric and some with their own off-kilter shapes, looking simultaneously Art Deco, Gothic and Bauhaus.” — Lineto

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