WORDS AND IMAGE SWIM TOGETHER
IT IS SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
Like two dolphins.Like movies with sub-titles
Like aerial advertising(sky-writing)
Like smoke signals,semaphore,emojis
Like every art with a catalogue
A picture is a visual word
Check out petroglyphs and hieroglyphs
Symbolic languages are representational
Like computer codes(which can also be music charts)
Words are lonely without art.Hence,annotated Bibles..
Illuminated Manuscripts.Within the thin frame of your alphabet
Meanings resonate/visually and verbally.Do not separate these lovers-
word and image have been together since before we came out of caves.
They are both together-part and apart.Half a heart.
From Fantaman to Donald Duck and the Queen, the New Zealand artist has spent the last 60 years drawing her own world in detailed and sometimes luridly…