Dialogues: Words and Images in Art, 1500-1924
January 31-April 6, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, January 31, 5-7:45pm
This exhibit surveys the history of the word-image relationship in art from the Renaissance to the aftermath of the First World War. This relationship encompasses simple titles for words of art, the inclusion of words within images, literary descriptions of objects, visual illustrations of texts, and embedded texts inseparable from images. The
This exhibition is curated by David Gariff, Ph.D, with assistance from Lucinda Edinberg.
Photo credit: John Raphael Smith after Henry Fuseli, Lear and Cordelia (1784)