Washington Post: Art takes on a language of it own

March 29, 2021

Art takes on a language of it own

“Words and Letters’ exhibit speaks in ways that are verbal and visual”

A group established at the Athenaeum puts its on spin on philosopher Marshall McLuhan’s mantra “The medium is the message.” For the 12 artist in “Words and Letters” — each of whom uses language, or in some cases merely jumbled letters — the role of the written symbol varies widely. A few works contain snatches of actual poetry and are meant to be read. For many others, the building blocks of language have been put into a blender and spread around like paint ..

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