Project 3 (Place in art) – Research point

Research point: Text in art

Notes on ‘ARTIST ROOMS: Theme: Language’

  • Duchamp defined artists as those able to “rethink the world and remake meaning through language”
  • Sol LeWitt originated term ‘conceptual art’
  • “art became increasingly ephemeral and transient”
  • “the reader is invited to execute the work through his or her own imagination.”
  • “language shapes our cultural environments.”


  • Francis Picabia
  • Kurt Schwitters
  • Sol LeWitt
  • Joseph Kosuth
  • Art & Language
  • Hamish Fulton
  • Richard Long
  • Ed Ruscha
  • Lawrence Weiner
  • Martin Creed
  • Mario Merz
  • Jenny Holzer
  • Cy Twombly


Tate. (n.d) ARTIST ROOMS: Theme: Language. At: (Accessed on 30 December 2016)


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