Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WORDS as PICTURES Meg Hitchcock at Studio 10 Gallery

Meg Hitchcock: Credo - The Nicene Creed,
2015, Letters cut from the "Upanishads".

(Ancient Sanskrit texts that contain some of the central philosophical concepts and ideas of Hinduism,
some of which are shared with Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.)

Meg Hitchcock 
Pretext Reading Series
At Studio10 Gallery

Meg Hitchcock's medium is typography - the words, letters and punctuation marks cut from reprinted ancient texts, which she uses to design collages of visually interesting shapes, objects, her opinions and the good thoughts mankind has lived by for thousands of years.

Meg Hitchcock
Mahayana Vimsaka /
Twenty Verses by Detail - Nagarjuna
Letters cut from the Bible
14 x 11 inches, 2015

Close Up: Mahayana Vimsaka / 
Twenty Verses by Detail - Nagarjuna Letters cut from the Bible 

Meg Hitchcock
Niquab No. 4 / hymn to Kali -
letters cut from the Koran,
30 x 22 inches 2016

Meg Hitchcock 
Niquab No. 4 / hymn to Kali -
Close Up Detail

Meg Hitchcock: Glory, 2015, Letters cut from the Bible

Meg Hitchcock's "Paradise"

Meg Hitchcock, "Paradise", Letters cut from the Koran and acrylic paint, 14 x 11 inches

Meg Hitchcock, "Song of Solomon" Letters cut from the Kama Sutra,
With hyssop, myrrh, spikenard,
 semen, calamus, cedar oil, and  frankincense
rubbed into the letters
14 x 14 inches, 2016

Close Up Detail of: "Song of Solomon" Letters cut from the Kama Sutra.

Meg Hitchcock, GITMO / The Prisoners of Guantanamo Bay,
2014, Letters cut from Koran and Bible 

Meg Hitchcock, Period, 2015, Letters cut from the Bible

Meg Hitchcock, Self Portrait / The Lord's Prayer,
2015, Letters cut from the Tibetan Book of the Dead
(Source: Some photos taken by ARTS&FOOD staff on location at VOLTA Art Fair in NYC with permission of the fair and the gallery, the other images came from Studio 10 website.)

Until later,

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