The interplay of words and images has a long tradition in the history of art. Fred Stonehouse will discuss a selection of works in Art/Word/Image, including his painting, Kilroy-Coq-à-l’Âne, (1999), in which imagery and text each play a role in conveying meaning.
Fred Stonehouse is an artist and professor in the UW-Madison Art Department where he teaches advanced drawing and painting.
Drop-in Tour: Art/Word/Image
February 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Drop by MMoCA for lively and informal discussions of current exhibitions. Expertly led by MMoCA’s docents, these free, 30-minute guided tours consider artists’ creative decisions and provide insight into their methods, ideas, and influences. Meet in the museum lobby.
Kids' Art Adventures: Art/Word/Image
March 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Can a word be an image? How do words enhance pictures? Explore Art/Word/Image to see how artists have combined words and images to make works of art that celebrate the power of language. Afterward, make a mixed-media book that incorporates words in fun and visually interesting ways.