Thursday, June 01, 2006

The Treachery of Images

"This is not a pipe" declares Magritte, the painter. That's what the french words at the bottom say. And it's true. That is not a pipe. That's just a painting of a pipe. Guess Foucault agrees.

4 comments:

Yasmine said...

interesting....

hmm...Freud would agree!

shenoy said...

Freud?! hmm, how so? Oh! the whole "pipe" eh? but sometimes yu know, a cigar is just a cigar. :)

Yasmine said...

aye...someone should have told that to him and spared all of us!

konanur said...

Magritte was surely Magritte........ :-) Chitra thuraga nyaya........