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Words have these abstract shapes, they live in a world of no size.
—Ed Ruscha

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present "LEXICON," an exhibition of artworks that employ the written word.

A lexicon is a stock or inventory of systematized language, whether personal or belonging to a larger cultural context, which can be shared and deployed. Since the beginning of recorded history, language …

Words have these abstract shapes, they live in a world of no size.
—Ed Ruscha

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present "LEXICON," an exhibition of artworks that employ the written word.

A lexicon is a stock or inventory of systematized language, whether personal or belonging to a larger cultural context, which can be shared and deployed. Since the beginning of recorded history, language and art have collided and intersected. And from the modern era onwards, artists have employed words and language to diverse effect, using writing as both act and subject--in print, light, sculpture, …

Location

4, rue de Ponthieu
Paris, FR
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm