Cecil Touchon’s Typographic Abstractions

This group of work is from a series artist Cecil Touchon called the “New Beautiful”, in which he views his role as ” part of the clean up crew of the twentieth Century. Touchon re-examines then transcends various avant-garde movements of the past century, including Synthetic Cubism, Constructivism, and Fluxus. I was drawn to the abstraction of

of typography. “Here, pieces of letters—once recognizable symbols—cease to exist as words and begin to communicate only as formal elements of design. They become part of the visual medium, which celebrates the true essence of the artwork”.