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

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

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The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226165028

2nd edition

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The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923 1994, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226165011

Hardcover