Luxembourg & Dayan announces Word by Word, a survey exhibition of artworks from the ’60s to present day that feature text as image and present language as an artistic medium. Curated by Francesco Bonami, it draws together works by Carl Andre, Nanni Balestrini, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero Boetti, Will Boone, Mark Flood, Marine Hugonnier, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, Glenn Ligon, Richard Prince, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Ed Ruscha, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Betty Tompkins, Ben Vautier, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Wool and more, to present a short history of pictorial language. Text has played a vital part in the developments of twentieth century art; from the collaged inclusions of newspapers in Cubist canvases, through René Magritte’s lessons in the opacity of language, Marcel Duchamp’s anti-retinal explorations of art’s frontiers and

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