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Text in art

  1. 1. Text in art
  2. 2. "It _is_ a long tail, certainly," said Alice, looking down with wonder at the Mouses tail; "but why do you call it sad?" And she kept on puzzling about it while the Mouse was speaking, so that her idea of the tale was something like this:----"Fury said to a mouse, That he met in the house, `Let us both go to law: _I_ will prose- cute _you_.-- Come, Ill take no de- nial: We must have the trial; For really this morn- ing Ive nothing to do. Said the mouse to the cur, `Such a trial, dear sir. With no jury or judge, would be wast- ing our breath. `Ill be judge, Ill be jury, said cun- ning old Fury: `Ill try the whole cause,Lewis Carroll, Alice in andWonderland, Chapter 3, “A con- demnCaucus Race and a Long Tale” you to death."
  3. 3. Rene Magritte, The Treachery of Images, oil on canvas, 63.5 cm x 93.98cm, 1928-29
  4. 4. CarlAndre, Untitled, 1960, typewriting on paper, 11x 8 ½ inches (27.9 x21.6 cm). The Museumof Modern Art, NewYork. Gift of Sally andWynn Kramarsky
  5. 5. Mel Bochner, “2 (12″ x 12″),” 1997, wood engraving with embossment on handmade paper, eight sheets, 16 x 36 inches
  6. 6. Sol LeWitt, “W,” 1995, relief print on hand dyed, handmade Twinrocker paper, 9 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Two Palms, NewYork.
  7. 7. John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, Lithograph, 22 3/8” x 29 9/16”, 1971
  8. 8. Ed Ruscha, Hollywood is a Verb, Dry pigmnet on paper, 29” x 23”, 1983
  9. 9. Barbara Kruger, L&M Arts Los Angeles, installation shot, 2011
  10. 10. Jenny Holzer,Truisms
  11. 11. Steve Lambert, Everything You Want, Right Now!, 2009
  12. 12. Jasper Johns, 0 through 9, 1960, charcoal on paper, collection of the artist
  13. 13. Tauba Auerbach. The Whole Alphabet, From the Center Out, Digital, V. 2006. Gouache on paper on panel 30 x 22″ (76.2x 55.9 cm). Private Collection © 2011 Tauba Auerbach.
  14. 14. Richard Prince,I Know a Guy,Acrylic on Canvas
548 3/5 × 3961/5 in2000
  15. 15. Andy Warhol, Dollar Signs, silkscreen on canvas, 1981
  16. 16. Roy Lichtenstein, Reflections: Art, 1988.
  17. 17. Banksy, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
  18. 18. Wayne White, Good Looking People Having Fun Without You, acrylic on thrift-store painting
  19. 19. Wendy White, 7 Monroe, Acrylic on canvas, PVC, 26 x 28 x 1 in, 2012
  20. 20. Mel Bochner, “Fucked-Up,” 2009. Oil on canvas, 60 x 45 inches. Courtesy Marc Selwyn Gallery.
  21. 21. Al Held, Siegfreid 1966, Acrylic on canvas, 114 x 192 inches
  22. 22. Cy Twombly, Untitled, oil-based house paint and crayon on canvas, 13’ 3 3/8” x 21’ 1/8”, 1970
  23. 23. Christopher Wool (installation shot)
  24. 24. Josh Smith, Untitled, oil on canvas, 152.4 x 121.9cm, 2006
  25. 25. You Go Girl
  26. 26. Blades Bojorquez, "Chaz Bojorquez, Señor Suerte tage with veterano/veterana roll calls, Arroyo Seco River, Los Angeles"(1975) (image via MOCA LA)

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