Eventually, he phased out objects altogether. “The purpose of art is to touch the hearts of strangers without the trouble of having to meet them,” Montgomery says. In his current works, he writes verses such as “THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE BECOME GHOSTS INSIDE OF YOU AND LIKE THIS YOU KEEP THEM ALIVE” on billboards, light fixtures, woodcuts, and watercolors.

“The purpose of art is to touch the hearts of strangers without the trouble of having to meet them,” Montgomery says. His pieces often convey anti-capitalist statements, but the messages transcend politics. Inspired by the graffiti artists of East London, the poetry of Philip Larkin, the philosophy of Guy Debord, and the French student protesters of May 1968, Robert Montgomery’s text-based conceptual works are both cryptic and emotionally resonant. Eventually, he phased out objects altogether. Robert Montgomery (born c. 1972) is a Scottish-born, London-based poet, artist and sculptor known for his site-specific installations created from light and text, as well as his 'fire poems'. His public installations, which often resemble commercial advertising, aim to engage, surprise, and challenge all viewers, not just those looking to …, Limited-Edition Prints by Leading Artists, Digital Print on 310 gsm Hahnemuhle German Etching Paper, Art Keeps Nonprofits Going Benefit Auction. Montgomery began his career making minimalist sculptures with long, poetic titles. “The purpose of art is to touch the hearts of strangers without the trouble of having to meet them,” Montgomery says. Limited-Edition Prints by Leading Artists, Steel, Acrylic, Neon, Carnival Fluorescent lights, Art Keeps Nonprofits Going Benefit Auction, Ideas (A reset button for the universe pressed only once), 2014.

Montgomery works in a "melancholic post-Situationist" tradition, primarily in public spaces.

Scottish-born and London-based artist Robert Montgomery is known for poetic and melancholic work, made in the tradition of the European avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s. Hand-signed by artist, In verso Certificate of authenticity Included Frame Not included Series Annunciation Robert Montgomery Scottish, b.

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21.1k Followers, 1,698 Following, 1,096 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Robert Montgomery (@robertmontgomeryghost) Show More Posts from robertmontgomeryghost Limited-Edition Prints by Leading Artists. In his current works, he writes verses such as “THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE BECOME GHOSTS INSIDE OF YOU AND LIKE THIS YOU KEEP THEM ALIVE” on billboards, light fixtures, woodcuts, and watercolors. Inspired by the graffiti artists of East London, the poetry of Philip Larkin, the philosophy of Guy Debord, and the French student protesters of May 1968, Robert Montgomery’s text-based conceptual works are both cryptic and emotionally resonant. Scottish-born and London-based artist Robert Montgomery is known for poetic and melancholic work, …. Scottish-born and London-based artist Robert Montgomery is known for poetic and melancholic work, made in the tradition of the European avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s.

This work includes a certificate of authenticity. Robert Montgomery follows a tradition of conceptual art and stands out by bringing a poetic voice to the discourse of text art. His pieces often convey anti-capitalist statements, but the messages transcend politics.

In his current works, he writes verses such as “THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE BECOME GHOSTS INSIDE OF YOU AND LIKE THIS YOU KEEP THEM ALIVE” on billboards, light fixtures, woodcuts, and watercolors.

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Inspired by the graffiti artists of East London, the poetry of Philip Larkin, the philosophy of Guy Debord, and the French student protesters of May 1968, Robert Montgomery’s text-based conceptual works are both cryptic and emotionally resonant. His pieces often convey anti-capitalist statements, but the messages transcend politics.

73 Followers, 34 Following, 33 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Robert montgomery (@montrilly86) Montgomery began his career making minimalist sculptures with long, poetic titles.