K. G. Hay

University of Leeds

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Cycnos | Volume 11 n°1

The Visual and the Verbal in Postmodern Art Practice

““Why should a description which is admirable in a poem become ridiculous in a painting?...Why should the god (Neptune) whose head is so majestic in the poem (Aeneid 1, 126-7) - rising out of the waves, look like a decapitated head in a painting of the scene? How is it that something which is pleasing to our minds is yet displeasing to our eyes?”1 “Why can’t a dog simulate pain? Is he too honest? “2 Horace’s fa...”

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