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Beautiful Theology

Signifying truth in more than words alone

Monday, January 01, 2007

Words and Images 5

The next image in Magritte’s essay is:

Parfois le nom d‘un objet tient lieu d‘une image

Sometimes the name of an object takes the place of an image

This one‘s pretty straightforward, isnt it? We can recognize that the sketch represents a fist, a box, and a cannon even though the mode of representation differs between the first two and the third.


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