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Typewriter Art by Barrie Tullett

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02

THE GOLDEN AGE

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Although the typewriter has been used as an artistic medium by artists, illustrators, writers and poets for around 130 years, the ‘golden age’ of the typewriter as a creative tool will always be intrinsically linked with the concrete poetry movement, which was active between the 1950s and 1970s.

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Bob Cobbing

Whisper Piece (1969).

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Bob Cobbing

Beethoven Today (1970).

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Originally a painter, Cobbing was famous for his sound, visual, concrete and performance poetry, as well as his role as a publisher for his ...

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