The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923


      The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923
Early in this century, Futurist and Dada artists developed brilliantly innovative uses of typography that blurred the boundaries between visual art and literature In The Visible Word, Johanna Drucker shows how later art criticism has distorted our understanding of such works She argues that Futurist, Dadaist, and Cubist artists emphasized materiality as the heart of their experimental approach to both visual and poetic forms of representation by mid century, however, the tenets of New Criticism and High Modernism had polarized the visual and the literary.Drucker suggests a methodology closer to the actual practices of the early avant garde artists, based on a rereading of their critical and theoretical writings After reviewing theories of signification, the production of meaning, and materiality, she analyzes the work of four poets active in the typographic experimentation of the 1910s and 1920s Ilia Zdanevich, Filippo Marinetti, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Tristan Tzara.Few studies of avant garde art and literature in the early twentieth century have acknowledged the degree to which typographic activity furthered debates about the very nature and function of the avant garde The Visible Word enriches our understanding of the processes of change in artistic production and reception in the twentieth century. New Download The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923 [ author ] Johanna Drucker [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 306 pages
  • The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923
  • Johanna Drucker
  • English
  • 22 April 2018
  • 0226165027

10 thoughts on “ The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923

  1. says:

    So far, as one obsessed with lit crit, and as a burgeoning vispoet seeking a critical grounding, this book is essential reading Despite sometimes shoddy editing.

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