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Thu 22 Oct 2009 11:30 BBC Radio 4

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 22 October 2009

Novelist Bidisha considers the role of text in art. Does a picture made from words count as literature or art? She talks to gallery visitors reading Richard Long's words on the walls, asks how it is different from a book by Dali, and considers text as art with Keith Tyson, Fiona Banner, Ed Ruscha and John Baldessari.

  • Pictures that paint a thousand words

    "We navigate our whole lives using words. Change and improve the words and I believe we can change and improve life."

    BBC News' Alex Hudson explores the role of words in art.

    Pictures that paint a thousand words

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