Statement, Representation, Reference, Image, Sign

 

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This statement is false.

The statement "this statement is false" is false.

This statement is a lie.

The statement "this statement is a lie" is a lie.

Based on a true story.

 



Rene Magritte, The Treason of Images ("This is Not a Pipe"), 1928-29, Los Angeles County Museum of Art


 


Jasper Johns, Flag, 195455. Encaustic, oil, and collage on fabric mounted on plywood (three panels) 42 1/4 x 60 5/8" (107.3 x 154 cm) The Museum of Modern Art, New York Gift of Philip Johnson in honor of Alfred H. Barr, Jr.



Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs, 1965. Folding wooden chair, photograph, enlarged dictionary definition. (English installation)

 


Joseph Kosuth: One and Three Chairs, 1965 (French to English installation)



Richard Prince, Cowboy, color photograph, 1991-92. (appropriated image)

Prince's Genre:



Cindy Sherman, Untitled, no. 112 (Self-Portrait), color photograph, 1982


Martin Irvine, 2005