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Artium Quaestiones — 10.2000

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WOJCIECH SUCHOCKI

pressure - the head and the left hand. The fact that the violation of the usual has been
made visible tums the action of the men into abuse, usurpation, transgression, and impo-
sition. This refers to one of the elders who is “overflowing” the border, making a hybrid
with the vertical surface. The spectator also faces the task of occupying the empty space
and getting to it along various routes. As an alternative to the oppressive way of the el-
ders, dominating the painting, one may choose the way “across the water,” the boundary
specifying the right to occupy this space by the one who gets there “across the painting,”
since it is this way only which allows us to recognize the law.
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