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Over the past 20 years, designer and Western New York Book Arts Center co-founder Richard Kegler has produced a series of popular typefaces based on the handwriting of famous artists. It all began with a student project in 1994, part of which involved producing a font that convincingly mimicked the handwriting of Marcel Duchamp. As word of Kegler’s skill at reproduc…

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A dazzling cross section of gig posters, advertisements and stylish prints that together looks like a sound wave unfurls across the walls of the Western New York Book Arts Center, showcasing the imaginative and masterful work of former director and co-founder Richard Kegler. Covering only a sample of his work since 2008 at the WNYBAC, “Richard Kegler – WNYBAC…

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Richard Kegler, the Buffalo-born designer who launched the internationally regarded P22 type foundry and co-founded the Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington St.), has stepped away from his Buffalo projects to take a job directing the Book Arts Center at Wells College in Aurora, about three hours east of here.To mark his departure, the center he helped to launc…