An interesting series of paintings that I came across by an artist who goes simply by "Dorothy". These paintings showcase the graphic elements of well-known logos stripped of the text. I am able to recognize the majority of the logos, however some were more easily recognizable than others. Without the text, I find that I focus more on the logo and the simplicity behind them. In all of these examples it seems that the text plays a big part in the logo as all of the designs are simple geometric shapes.
Although this particular topic is not what I am focusing on for the final project, it is still interesting to see the logos and how blank they seem without the words and fonts that make them come to life. It would be interesting to do a study where something small is altered about a well-known logo to see how drastic the overall tone or reorganization of the logo changes. Are you able to recognize the logos without their text? Do you feel that the images are stronger with or without the text??