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Example of symbol representing a philosopher.  In this case Camus:  The Myth of Sysiphus
Another example of a philosopher:  Schopenhauer who sustained that the human being always wants more.
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Composition 584, "36 Philosophers" Artwork - Limited Edition of 11

Christopher Cristóbal Newberry Retana

United Kingdom

Digital, Digital on Dibond

Size: 40 W x 40 H x 1 D in

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The picture represents 36 philosophers, based on a book by Nigel Warburton. I took each philosopher and represented him/her as a symbol, using a palate of 20 colours, each representing certain traits. For example, power is red, knowledge is light blue, etc.

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Digital:Digital on Dibond

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:11

Size:40 W x 40 H x 1 D in

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He has an obsessive interest in disentangling truth from "alternative truth" in the ‘post-truth’world. Christopher Cristóbal was born in Mexico City on 15.11.51 – a palindrome. He travelled to Europe on a one-way air ticket, hitchhiking for several months and winding up in London He has directed documentaries and educational television programmes and worked as a professional photographer. He is author of two books on architecture and sociall history: "Look Up! Winchester" and "Look Up! Salisbury". He has come to regard himself as an image creator, using the camera to record reality and transforming it into Platonic views. His images are impossible – however much some may resemble reality (see his essay, "True Colours" at his website:

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