The latest news on exhibits at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, programs, and cool things around Topeka in our arts community, opportunities for artists, posts about art books and video and photos from exhibits you may have missed.

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Murals – Art for Everyone!

Drawing on the wall as a kid could lead to a career as an adult.

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Beyond Words: Artists’ Books

Sometimes, artistic limitations can foster even greater creativity; when text is minimal or absent, book artists must decide how to tell stories using different tools.

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Form Follows Function

Whether they use traditional materials or more modern ones, book artists thoughtfully consider the physical experience of reading the book when making their design decisions.

A Short History of Language-Oriented Art

Beginning in the early twentieth century, the tensions between words and images provided a basis for experimentation in art.

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How to Design Your Own Tattoo

There are countless forms of self expression. One form that has many different meanings for many different people is the art of the tattoo.

Words in art: txt me

This exhibit explores the relationship between art and language in multiple and unexpected ways. Consider the use of language and text in art and question how language shapes our encounter with art and the gallery.