Rich Stephen J Contr ACC/CEVP wrote: > > Does Jasper John's Flag painting express the same concepts > as Magritte's pipe painting example, or was he trying to > say something else? > > -----Original Message----- > From: Scurfield [scurfield] > Sent: Thursday, June 03, 1999 8:00 AM > To: artsednet.edu > Subject: "This is Not a Pipe" > > Actually is is not silly, but indeed profound. Magritte's simple > statement is that it is a PAINTING of a pipe, not an actual pipe. > Images signify ideas and objects, but are not them in reality. > > At least this is my understanding.--Marcia > > Name: winmail.dat > Part 1.2 Type: unspecified type (application/octet-stream) > Encoding: x-uuencode
Personally, I feel that John's work (Flag) is more of a homage to
Duchamp, and the "readymade".