Small Talk

Tim Youd Types up Tribute to Writers

Sadie Stein, contributing editor at the Paris Review, tells us about artist Tim Youd. He pays tribute to writers by retyping classic novels using the original typewriter model the author worked with ... for the purposes of art, not after-school punishment.

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Artist Tim Youd performs at Aqua Art Miami VIP Preview on December 4, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. / Photo credit: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Art Miami
Artist Tim Youd performs at Aqua Art Miami VIP Preview on December 4, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. / Photo credit: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Art Miami