"Landscapes of Beethoven's Signature, an exhibit consisting of twenty-two works of art in a variety of media, is a tribute to the revolutionary composer Ludwig van Beethoven [...]. Landscapes of Beethoven's Signature comprises a body of visual works showing the hand of Beethoven the Creative Artist. Literal landscapes, which also incorporate Beethoven's calligraphy, have been interpreted in the two larger oil paintings, 'In Moonlight' and 'Look Through These Trees.' Figurative depiction of 'landscape' and 'signature' is represented in a variety of ways within the sculptures, prints, books and calligraphy. For several of the pieces, visual material was derived from Beethoven's actual handwriting and musical notation. In other works, the ideas were created from broader concepts of line, form and composition.

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Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827--Portraits; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827--Pictorial works; Music in art; Calligraphy--Themes, motives; Signatures (Writing)--Pictorial works

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Alan Singer

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Keith Howard

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M. Ann Howard


Physical copy available from RIT's Wallace Library at ML140 .M37 2007


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