By 1mpo$ter, 2023.
Examples from clankill3r’s P5 Terminal Graphics, which uses the terminal to show things programmed in Processing.
Animations by Seo Hyojung. Based on Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Kahlo’s Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird and van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear.
SRT 2 VIDEO by Ksawery Kirklewski, 2023. Displays a movie through the text of its subtitles. You can try it yourself: upload any movie and subtitle file at his website.
The Flipdigits Monitor by Ksawery Kirklewski, 2020.
Most ASCII-converters work with blocks, but this one focuses on lines and structures. It was made by Xuemiao Xu, Linling Zhang and Tien-Tsin Wong in 2010. The comparison at the end is between an artist’s work (a) and their software (b). More info and images here.