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Monarchie-Monchhichi-Monarchichi (2011)

Monarchie-Monchhichi-Monarchichi (above), published in Her Royal Majesty — A Paris-based literary arts magazine , Nov. 1, 2011.  HRM is an international literary and arts review edited, designed and defined by a collection of writers and artists living in Paris.  The thematic for issue 11: Doubles.

While reading Language of Art by Nelson Goodman, I came across a description which I thought worked well with the image. Here it is below. I have replaced the Duke and the Duchess of Wellington for the Prince and Princess of Wales.

What a picture is said to represent may be denoted by the picture as a whole or by a part of it. Likewise, a picture may be a soandso-picture as a whole or merely thought containing a soandso-picture. Consider an ordinary portrait of the Prince and Princess of Wales. The picture (as a whole) denotes the couple, and (in part) denotes the Prince. Furthermore, it is (as a whole) a two-person-picture, and (in part) a man-picture. The picture represents the Prince and the Princess as two persons, and represents the Prince as a man. But although it represents the Prince, and is a two-person-picture, it obviously does not represent the Prince as two-persons; and although it represents two-persons and is a man-picture, it does not represent the two as a man. For the picture neither is nor contains any picture that as a whole both represents the Prince and is a two-man-picture, or that as a whole both represents two persons and is a man-picture.

Original version:

What a picture is said to represent may be denoted by the picture as a whole or by a part of it. Likewise, a picture may be a soandso-picture as a whole or merely thought containing a soandso-picture. Consider an ordinary portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Wellington. The picture (as a whole) denotes the couple, and (in part) denotes the Duke. Furthermore, it is (as a whole) a two-person-picture, and (in part) a man-picture. The picture represents the Duke and Duchess as two persons, and represents the Duke as a man. But although it represents the Duke, and is a two-person-picture, it obviously does not represent the Duke as two-persons; and although it represents two-persons and is a man-picture, it does not represent the two as a man. For the picture neither is nor contains any picture that as a whole both represents the Duke and is a two-man-picture, or that as a whole both represents two persons and is a man-picture.

The Language of Art, An approach to a theory of symbols, 1976, Nelson Goodman p. 28

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Artiste numérique, poète et musicien, Daniel H. Dugas a participé à des expositions individuelles et de groupe ainsi qu’à plusieurs festivals et événements de poésie en Amérique du Nord, en Europe, au Mexique et en Australie. Son treizième recueil de poésie « émoji, etc. » / « emoji, etc. » vient de paraître aux Éditions Basic Bruegel.

Daniel H. Dugas is a poet, musician, and videographer. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions as well as festivals and literary events in North America, Europe, Mexico, and Australia. His thirteenth book of poetry, 'émoji, etc.' / 'emoji, etc.' has been published by the Éditions Basic Bruegel Editions.

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