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Robert Montgomery’s typographic collaboration with Barbour
Scottish artist Robert Montgomery follows a tradition of conceptual art and stands out by bringing a poetic voice to the discourse of text art. Best known for presenting poetry in large-scale installations, he has created a ‘fire poem’ for Edinburgh Art Festival (letters were crafted from oak and set alight) as well as light poems for De La Warr Pavillion and an airport in Berlin. Montgomery creates billboard poems, light pieces, fire poems, woodcuts and watercolors and he was the British artist selected...