Word as Image: Text in Art
Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937), Carp, 1969, lithograph on white Arches paper, Norton Simon Museum, Anonymous Gift, © 2023 Edward Ruscha
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
- Museum Educator
Consider the relationship between language and image through a guided tour of text-based works in the Word as Image exhibition and the permanent collection. With a Museum educator, explore how artists such as Pablo Picasso and Ed Ruscha place text at the center of their compositions.
- Free with museum admission.
- Space is limited to 15 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up at the Information Desk when the Museum opens.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
Family, Youth & Teens:
In this workshop, learn how to collage a dynamic piece that celebrates your identity using both photography and text. With artist and educator Hanna Meshell, closely examine select works in the exhibition Word as Image. Then, using those works as inspiration, take Polaroid photographs and combine them with text and other materials to design your own compelling composition. MORE INFO