Frogspawn Typography, A, 2014; Digital print

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0505, Visceral Typography

Nine digital prints each present a single large letter conjoined with unusual materials: clumps of frog eggs, strands of human hair, and hair nets. Monique Goossens, a graphic artist from the Netherlands, created these meticulously photographed prints. She uses visual imagery to elicit a tactile, visceral response.

Monique Goossens (Dutch, born 1971); Digital prints; Courtesy of Monique Goossens
  • Frogspawn Typography, 2014

    A, B, and E are submerged in transparent blobs of frog eggs.

  • Hair Typography, 2013

    Strands of hair clump together to form a, g, and p.

  • Net Typography, 2013

    Hair nets cloak the letters U, C, and T.

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  • digital print on paper.
  • Gift of Philippe Apeloig.
  • 2014-34-17

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