The word is a powerful tool and no one knows this better than artists who use text in their works as a means of communication in artistic expression.
The versatility and power of the written word in the visual arts forces the viewer to reflect.
Political activism, clever wordplay, subversion of advertising, and appropriation of form are just a few common features of the power of art using text.
We leave you with some examples of artists edited by CPS who use word as a mean to send their message.
"Reflected Voice", Screen print by Alexandra Mesquita
"We are not a loan", Screen print by Miguel Januário
"The Melancholy of Words", Screen print by João Francisco Vilhena
"Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread", Screen print by Sandro Resende
"Nem uma coisa nem outra", Screen print by Liz Collini
Work acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum