In 1969, Fred Rogers appeared before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Communications. His goal was to support funding for PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in response to significant proposed cuts by President Nixon.
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Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Jiri Trnka was one of the greatest animators who ever worked with puppets. There is a wealth of information on his art and career on the web. Here is just a small sampling…
For more information on this great animator and illustrator, see…
DVD collections of Trnka’s important puppet films have been very hard to come by in the past. Luckily, there is a really good one available right now… The Puppet Films of Jiri Trnka It’s a bit pricey, but well worth it. Recommended.
Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
In his introduction to the section titled "Machinalia" in his book As I See, Boris Artzybasheff says, "I am thrilled by machinery’s force, precision and willingness to work at any task, no matter how arduous or monotonous it may be. I would rather watch a thousand ton dredge dig a canal than see it done by a thousand spent slaves lashed into submission. I like machines."
Making of Steel: Charging the Open Hearth
Tapping a Heat of Steel
Filling Ingot Molds
The Soaking Pit
The Blooming Pit
The Rod Mill
Stranding of Wire Rope
Weaving of Fence Fabric
Wire Drawing Machines
Spring Forming Presses
Wire Cloth Looms
Navy’s Mark III Calculator
Executive of the Future
This posting is part of a series of articles comprising an online exhibit spotlighting Illustration.