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1984

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Feb 11th, 2014. Artwork published in .
    1984
    Source: https://www.lamodern.com Image via Los Angeles Modern Auctions. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Lithograph with hand-coloring on Arches
    Artist Proof V aside from the edition of 60
    Published by Gemini G.E.L.
    Frame 20.5" × 25.5"

    It’s likely a font was not used for this piece, but the lettering is clearly derived from the MICR numerals. In the mid 1960s and early 1970s, several typefaces appeared that extend this aesthetic to alphabetic characters, incl. Moore Computer, Gemini Computer, Westminster, Orbit-B, Data 70.

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