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Pictograms: The Loneliness of Signs

Pictograms: The Loneliness of Signs

Pictograms: The Loneliness of Signs

$49.95

Ackermann, Marion

ed. Pap. Munich, 2007

Book ID: 75760

Catalogue published on the occassion of an exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, 4 November 2006 - 25 February 2007, tracing the art history of the pictogram, and asking the question: "What happens when an artist takes a sign meant to be read intuitively and unambiguously, and throws it into the arena of art where everything is open to interpretation?" Includes Beuys, Burgin, Polke, Dieter Roth, El Lissitzky, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Otl Aicher, Henri Michaux and others. German/English.

400 pp., 591 color, 66 B&W illus.