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Raw love, Rodrigo

Raw love

Rodrigo

Photography - 15.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$528

One for All, All for One, Bisco Smith

One for All, All for One

Bisco Smith

Painting - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

$2,639

Writing on the wall, Ian Cryer

Writing on the wall

Ian Cryer

Painting - 24 x 36 x 1 inch

$4,641

French Art History (B), Vuk Vidor

French Art History (B)

Vuk Vidor

Print - 39.4 x 27.6 inch

$422

Exo7 Full Effect 2, EXO7

Exo7 Full Effect 2

EXO7

Painting - 25.6 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$845

Mot d'amour, Ben

Mot d'amour

Ben

Print - 22 x 29.9 inch

$2,639

Lisa L'aventura secrets, Marc Ferrero

Lisa L'aventura secrets

Marc Ferrero

Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$3,378

Ladies, Wildwood, New Jersey, Richard Heeps

Ladies, Wildwood, New Jersey

Richard Heeps

Photography - 15 x 17.7 x 0.3 inch

$183

Is your child a tagger, Rero

Is your child a tagger

Rero

Print - 19.7 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$1,056

Lettre amère, Bridg'

Lettre amère

Bridg'

Painting - 13.8 x 10.6 x 0.8 inch

$359

Fire Exit (E.A), The Catman

Fire Exit (E.A)

The Catman

Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.4 inch

$1,214

It Was Written, Samsofy

It Was Written

Samsofy

Photography - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,267

Make Your Voice Heard, Ben Eine

Make Your Voice Heard

Ben Eine

Print - 29.5 x 29.5 inch

$305

Eve, Newton, Jobs (E.A), The Catman

Eve, Newton, Jobs (E.A)

The Catman

Painting - 51.2 x 74.8 x 1.4 inch

$2,845

Loxodonta Africana, Gier

Loxodonta Africana

Gier

Painting - 18.9 x 14.2 inch

$549

La Bibliothèque, Luz

La Bibliothèque

Luz

Photography - 20.5 x 31.5 inch

$3,167

N° 986  Un mot pour un autre., R. Cavalié

N° 986 Un mot pour un autre.

R. Cavalié

Painting - 28.7 x 21.3 inch

$633

Fully loaded no.3, Roco Studio

Fully loaded no.3

Roco Studio

Painting - 43.3 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,582

Yes Please, TwoFlü

Yes Please

TwoFlü

Painting - 38.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$2,111

Ideally this print will take you far away, Laure Prouvost

Ideally this print will take you far away

Laure Prouvost

Print - 23.6 x 17.7 inch

$1,267

Respect #1, TwoFlü

Respect #1

TwoFlü

Painting - 48.8 x 80.8 x 1.2 inch

$4,223

Two Men of Letters - Schagl Abbey Library, Reinhard Gorner

Two Men of Letters - Schagl Abbey Library

Reinhard Gorner

Photography - 50 x 62.6 x 0.8 inch

$6,334

N° 987  Mathématiques., R. Cavalié

N° 987 Mathématiques.

R. Cavalié

Painting - 18.1 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$528

La Dune, Gier

La Dune

Gier

Painting - 15 x 18.1 inch

$686

Typography in Art

What are the connections between artwork and words? After all, the ways in which we relate to each artform are entirely different: for a long time painting was seen to be without narration, whereas novels for example, narrate without the visual aid of imagery. 

Take for example, Magritte's paintings such as the famous 'Ceci n'est pas une pipe'. Ideal for shocking people or making them laugh or question their beliefs, words are an indispensable tool to engage the spectator. First, the Dada and Surrealist movements appropriated the medium. The contemporary heirs of this practice are undeniably the Street artists. Their works are often based on words, numbers, symbols, or typographic expressions. 

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