Talking Pictures

April 14, 2009

MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department Chair Marshall Arisman is a well-known painter and illustrator whose work can be seen everywhere from gallery walls to magazine covers. Recently, Arisman went public with a series of Web-based video pieces. The seven new works feature Arisman’s sonorous voice talking, singing and reciting poetry over slowly shifting montages. The pieces run the gamut from art-historical musings (Picasso My Wife) to somewhat surreal combinations of audio and image (The Divine Elvis).

Picasso My Wife from marshall arisman on Vimeo.

The Divine Elvis from marshall arisman on Vimeo.

To view all seven of Arisman’s video works, click here.

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