The Eternal Conflict between Form and Meaning

Civil War 1, 2007
(Computer generated dye-sublimation print, 36 x 22 inches)

Political maps, disorientated and reduced to legend-less blocks of colour, are pillaged of their meaning in the name of art. Prendergast's form and meaning pictures use a very clear example of the exploitation of informational imagery for its aesthetic qualities in order to criticise such approaches to art.

This example shows the Union/Confederacy divide during the American Civil War.
     
     
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