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Glenn Ligon

Exploring Language
April 15th, 2020

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Choose a phrase from one of your favorite books and draw or type the words using different text styles and designs. Experiment with how the meaning of the words can change depending on how they appear visually. How do the words change when you introduce color, or lack of color? Look at the words in different contexts and think about how time and place play a role in how people may interpret your work versus when read in the original context.


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