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“Why Reify the Content of Art?”

Why does the painting have to represent some recognizable “thing”? “This is a painting of …”

God is unknowable, and yet we forever strive to bring “Him” down to the earth. We have a desire, a need, to anthropomorphize God – and similarly, although to a lesser degree, to reify the content of art.

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