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Call For Entries: TEXT_MESSAGE | Text Art

Presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

May 07 2016
Call For Entries: TEXT_MESSAGE | Text Art presented by Cottonwood Center for the Arts at Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs CO

Language and text were important tools for the Conceptual artists of the 1960s, many of whom used text in place of more expected subjects, giving words a primary role in their emphasis on ideas over visual forms. Though text had been used in art long before this, artists like Joseph Kosuth were among the first to give words such a central role. The appearance of the words plays a role in text art, but it is the artist themselves who ultimately decides whether aesthetic or message is the primary

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$10 per piece up to 3 pieces

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427 E. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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