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October 28, 2015
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The work must have some suggestion at topographic or ethnographic accuracy.
Now knowing what Orientalism is, we are reminded that we see a lot of it on television and in magazines. When I was shown what Orientalism was, I did some research on the different Western artifacts and came across an image entitled "Europe supported by Africa and America" by William Blake circa 1777...
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A common belief that can be derived from this illustration is that it is about slavery. Is it or can it be thought of as culture or maybe even equality? I personally would say all because that is what I see when I stare at it. Does the artist want to see our interpretation of the illustration as one of survival? Can one believe that the illustration is very powerful because of the fact that one can see history, revolution, break of segregation, self-encounter or even just as art? Can it also be a reflection of Blake's abolitionist perspective?
What is definitely seen in this illustration? Is it the bright gold bans, which are symbols of enslavement in African and American society? Can we see how each woman is connected to one's hand or body and how the fabric drapes across all three women? This can symbolize the links of the three continents and / or the relationship between them...
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