The purpose of this research is to analyze the reasons for the usage and positioning of writing in the field of plastic arts by using semiotic analysis. Therefore, the purposes for which the writing is used in pictorial expressions has been researched by using literature scanning techniques, and it has been exemplified over different methods of use by elaborating on a few artists. During the research, qualitative research method was used and the works of the artists who used writing in their paintings were examined by examining the research examples made in this field together with the literature review. Research; The use of images in the article is important in order to reveal the present status of the century in Turkey, it is limited by the Contemporary Turkish Painting Artists and their works using text in this important line in the works. While Contemporary Turkish Painting Art constitutes the universe of the research, he uses painting and writing together in his works as a sample; The works of Aylin Beyoğlu, Bedri Baykam, Gültekin Akengin, Kayıhan Keskinok, Özdemir Altan, Rauf Tuncer and Seyit Mehmet Buçukoğlu were selected. Undoubtedly, many artists who used writing in their works could be included in this research. However, the main purpose here is not to create a complete list of artists who use writing in their works; to reveal the existence and usage purposes of writing in contemporary Turkish painting.
Keywords: Plastic arts, painting, writing, painting artist, Contemporary Turkish painting art