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Illusions Mistaken for Reality

I loved Plesch’s lecture about mimesis, and especially enjoyed seeing what realness in painting can do to our mind. One painter painted grapes looking so real that birds flew at them. Another painted a curtain, looking like it was covering a painting… Continue Reading →

The Reality of Religious Paintings

This week’s lecture caused me to question the nature of religious reality with regards to painted portrayals of religious events. Part of mimesis, the portrayal of the natural world through a medium such as painting, has something to do with… Continue Reading →

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