Text As Visual Language

Throughout history, a text has relied directly and heavily on visual images for its meaning with examples such as hieroglyphics and calligraphy. The first form of writing, Cuneiform, is characterized by a system of striking images. The letters of the alphabet we use today are no exception.

St. Louis established, and emerging artists explore the use of text in works of art through a variety of media. It is curated by Yvonne Osei, Curator-in-Residence.

Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Text As Visual Language. Read More
  • 2. Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt. Read More
  • 3. How We See Materiality and Color Opens at Laumeier Sculpture Park. Read More
  • 4. Art Saint Louis Winter Exhibition at Angad Arts Hotel. Read More
  • 5. Muny Memories. Read More
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