MODERNISM

April 9, 2009 at 11:29 am (Uncategorized)

Distortion of the human figure

Distortion of the human figure

Bolgen- Denmark

Bolgen- Denmark

E. E. Cummings

The first, the famous grasshopper poem, visually and verbally scrambles the letters of the grasshopper’s name in three different ways, turning a common insect into three exotic beasts.

                                        r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r
                                    who
                      a)s w(e loo)k
                      upnowgath
                               PPEGORHRASS
                                          eringint(o-
                      aThe):l
                             eA
                               !p:
                    S                                         a
                                    (r
                      rIvInG                   .gRrEaPsPhOs)
                                                            to
                      rea(be)rran(com)gi(e)ngly
                      ,grasshopper;

 

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RED AND BLUE CHAIR BY GERRIT RIETVELD

Breaks tradition with geometric shapes

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