Trilingual Dictionary

Word=Image=Symbol=Character=Sign=Representation of something else, material or immaterial.

From early times art contained symbols to pass some kind of message or energy. Those symbols in the paintins as words in the literature has multiple meanings and different origins. Without knowing the meaning of words it is useless to read the literature, without meaningful symbols a painting becomes just a decoration for a wall. 

©2012 Oil on canvas, 22"x28" (56x71cm)