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Art, Word and Image: 2,000 Years of Visual/Textual Interaction
What does it mean to say that a painting has been “invaded” by language? Art, Word and Image answers this question by exploring how visual images and writing can work in dialogue in an artwork. Whether the picture frame is encroached upon by doodlings, as with Adolf Wolfli’s seemingly irrational scribbles, or a plea to spirituality is blazoned across a vast canvas, as in t ...more
Hardcover, 410 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by Reaktion Books
(first published November 15th 2009)
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