Athenaeum Music & Arts Library North Reading Room

North Reading Room


Images Louder Than Words

March 16–May 4, 2019

Opening Reception: Friday, March 15, 6:30-8:30 PM


In the age of “the painted word,” our North Reading Room exhibition Images Louder Than Words relays meaning within the context of Conceptual artists’ iconography. We present books by teams—Gilbert & George and Fischli & Weiss—as well as books by the iconoclastic John Baldessari and other cutting-edge creators of artists’ books.