Language as Inspiration: Works from deCordova's Collection

This selection of works from the Permanent Collection celebrates the written word and its role as a longstanding inspiration to artists working in all mediums. Whether found or constructed, language catalyzes the imagination.

Artists whose works will be in the exhibition include Thomas Barrow, Bruce Barry, Alan D’Arcangelo, Robert Cottingham, James Dow, Lalla Essaydi, Walton Ford, Lee Friedlander, Al Hansen, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Sister Corita Kent, Emmett McDermott, Larimer Richards, Jon Sarkin, Aaron Siskind, Joseph Wardwell, and Andrew Witkin.