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Unformatted text preview: Kawakami likes Chindogu for the spiritual and philosophical process and as well for the creative element as well. “Ways of Seeing” The subjects of artworks are filtered through the eyes of their creators. We accept these images knowing that they are not the real thing. Seeing comes before words. We develop the sense that because we can see, we can be seen. Images can outlast what they represent. Images are more rigid and precise than literature. When we see images as works of art we make assumptions. Magritte – “Key of Dreams” – cognitive dissonance – Difference between the way things are and the way that we want them to be, we all struggle with it in critical thinking and many areas of our lives. When we look at a painting and do not understand it the relationship between text and image here is dissonant and we struggle with the way we want things to be. What we know about a painting can affect our interpretation....
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course ENG 107 taught by Professor Nobleman during the Spring '08 term at University of Miami.
- Spring '08