Blog Post #11: Literal and Figurative Landscapes at Brophy

Literal Architecture

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  • The arches and curves of the buildings depict literal and actual architecture.

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  • Without focusing on one specific object in the picture, the photo represents literal landscape; capturing the entire green scenery along with the fountain.

Figurative Landscape

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  • The boys represent figurative landscape because they fill the space, they are what the landscape is made up of.

Figurative Architecture

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  • The flags create figurative architecture because they are the makeup of the architecture itself. Also, they have a deeper and quite figurative meaning: diversity.

Literal or Figurative Architecture

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  • The image of the Bell Tower can represent either literal or figurative architecture depending on how you perceive it. To some, it may just be a structure with crosses and arches, making it literal. And to others, it may be a symbol of religion and center point of focus, making it figurative.

Figurative Architecture

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  • The thorned head of Jesus Christ represents figurative architecture because it is the anatomy of the architecture and image.
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