the wonderful work of Sarah Charlesworth

These series by artist Sarah Charlesworth are based on newspaper. By blacking out certain parts of the original lay-out she leaves us with a different sort of "news" (is truth). The reconfigured works are show the essence of a medium and confront us with an aesthetic and editorial bias. It reminds me of the concrete poetry of Paul van Ostaijen, though I think his interest is more in the language itself en in the inherent eclectic beauty of the early newspapers.


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