Art and text

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Black Dog Pub., Aug 25, 2009 - Art - 279 pages
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'Art and Text' covers the development of the textual medium in art from the early combinations of text, lettering and image in the work of seminal artists such as El Lissitzky and Kurt Schwitters. The use of written language has been the development in visual art of the twentieth century. The book is a survey of this artistic tool.

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User Review  - Penny - Goodreads

I found this book to be very helpful for research for my dissertation. While I found the text in the essays is a little to squashed to reading the imagery is brilliant Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Great overview and imagery. Obviously too large a subject matter to really capture in one volume, yet it truely hits a lot of great artists and makes a lot of great observations about the play between language, art and written form. Read full review


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