Browse a 20-Year Archive of Retro ANSI/ASCII Art

The current nostalgia over everything from the ’90s and late ’80s has triggered a recent surge in retro art trends. But unlike the fad of pixel art, ANSI/ASCII art, or text mode art, is still created the old fashion way–and largely by the same people, too. ANSI/ASCII art is art composed of numbers, letters, and symbols. Although thought by many as a dead medium, the text mode art scene is kept afloat by a large pool of international artists who continue to create, transforming an outdated art form that was largely used for BBSes into a legit underground art movement. More…
Browse a 20-Year Archive of Retro ANSI/ASCII Art

The current nostalgia over everything from the ’90s and late ’80s has triggered a recent surge in retro art trends. But unlike the fad of pixel art, ANSI/ASCII art, or text mode art, is still created the old fashion way–and largely by the same people, too. ANSI/ASCII art is art composed of numbers, letters, and symbols. Although thought by many as a dead medium, the text mode art scene is kept afloat by a large pool of international artists who continue to create, transforming an outdated art form that was largely used for BBSes into a legit underground art movement. More…
Browse a 20-Year Archive of Retro ANSI/ASCII Art

The current nostalgia over everything from the ’90s and late ’80s has triggered a recent surge in retro art trends. But unlike the fad of pixel art, ANSI/ASCII art, or text mode art, is still created the old fashion way–and largely by the same people, too. ANSI/ASCII art is art composed of numbers, letters, and symbols. Although thought by many as a dead medium, the text mode art scene is kept afloat by a large pool of international artists who continue to create, transforming an outdated art form that was largely used for BBSes into a legit underground art movement. More…

Browse a 20-Year Archive of Retro ANSI/ASCII Art

The current nostalgia over everything from the ’90s and late ’80s has triggered a recent surge in retro art trends. But unlike the fad of pixel art, ANSI/ASCII art, or text mode art, is still created the old fashion way–and largely by the same people, too. ANSI/ASCII art is art composed of numbers, letters, and symbols. Although thought by many as a dead medium, the text mode art scene is kept afloat by a large pool of international artists who continue to create, transforming an outdated art form that was largely used for BBSes into a legit underground art movement. More…