The Exploratorium’s Curious Contraptions exhibits showcase some truly delightful pieces of automata, mechanical devices that move in patterns and often create a scene or narrative moment. In this video, automata artist Keith Newstead talks about the art form while we’re introduced to his creations.
“It’s nice, the engineering and the artistic bit coming together… I think that’s the nice thing: It’s a different art form and at the end, you turn the handle and it moves, which is the big payoff.”
Take a closer look at the details of his majestic dieselpunk pegasus:
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