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Wosene Worke Kosrof, House of Words

wosene kosrof

in Wosene Kosrof's Wordplay paintings, the calligraphic forms of Amharic are broken apart, abstracted, and reconfigured to create a new visual language that draws upon the artist’s Ethiopian heritage while incorporating his experiences as an expatriate living in the United States.

Jasper Johns, Numbers in Color, 1958–59

Jasper Johns, "Numbers"

Carl Andre (b. 1935) Untitled signed 'carl andre' (on the reverse) printed paper collage on board 12 1/8 x 9½ in. (30.8 x 24.1 cm.) Executed circa 1958-1963. (recently sold at auction for $216,000.00 USD)

Nick Gaetano

Gunther Uecker Haunch of Venison Gallery 550 West 21st st, NYC

Jaume Pinya

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Paul Klee

Guillaume Apollinaire - horse calligram

Gottfried Pott

Francesca Biasetton

Calligraphy by Oriol Miró

Silvia Cordero Vega - Calligraphy artist

Christopher Haanes Abstracts 12723

Are you talking to me? by Jaime Gonzalez

Spitting Blood by Luca Barcellona - Calligraphy & Lettering Arts, via Flickr

Massimo Polello

Massimo Polello

Massimo Nota

The Pillow Book (1996)

Austria. Monograms of artists and designers of the Vienna Secession, including Maximilian Lenz and Gustav Klimt, 1900s

Great example of an artist's statement, line, language and calligraphy! "The Nature of Language"