Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Critique of Aesthetics in Political Advertising

    But certainly for the present age, which prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the  essence,…illusion only is sacred, truth profane. Nay, sacredness is held to be enhanced in proportion as truth decreases and illusion increases, so that the highest degree of illusion comes to […]