A disdain for the discrete: How art transcends logic and language

en | In this essay the author argues that both logic and language have their limitations when used as tools for the creation of meaning and that art helps us overcome these inadequacies in the way it transcends absolutes that underpin our «rational» view of the world. He believes further that the violation of the strictures of logic by art is also emblematic of art’s heightened awareness of certain unique features of reality which are not normally readily visible to a mind tied to thinking in terms only of binary truth values.

Article by Venkat Ramanan