Film, Video Victor Hammer, Artist & Craftsman

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Victor Hammer, Artist & Craftsman
Paul Evans Holbrook discussed the work, influences and methodologies of Victor Hammer. A printer, typographer, painter and sculptor, Hammer was perhaps better known in Europe for his portrait painting and sculpting. He also designed a chapel, built a printing press, printed books and created, among others, the often-used American Uncial type font. While artist in residence at Transylvania University, he refined Uncial and designed the logo for the city of Louisville, Kentucky. Support materials for the lecture can be found in the Hammer Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
Event Date
April 26, 2018
-  Paul Evans Holbrook is director for the King Library Press of the University of Kentucky.
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Running Time
1 hours, 9 minutes, 49 seconds
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