Themes in Art

Word Art

Any artwork that includes written language as a main part of its subject matter. Ed Ruscha is my own favorite word artist, picking inexplicable phrases and just letting them sing, but the surrealists loved some word art, and even the before them.

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New York, Albert Gleizes

New York Albert Gleizes, 1916

Parking for Tower Rcds. Book Soup, Edward Ruscha

Parking for Tower Rcds. Book Soup Edward Ruscha, 1999

Poem Object, André Breton

Poem Object André Breton, 1941

Stillleben mit Gitarre, Liubov Popova

Stillleben mit Gitarre Liubov Popova, 1914 – 1915

Study the Old, but Create the New, Varvara Stepanova

Study the Old, but Create the New Varvara Stepanova, 1919

Untitled (Radio), Bill Traylor

Untitled (Radio) Bill Traylor, 1940 – 1942

Vive la France, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Vive la France Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, 1914 – 1915

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