- Apr 2022
Every work of art can be read, according to Eco, in three distinct ways: the moral, the allegorical and the anagogical.
Umberto Eco indicates that every work of art can be read in one of three ways: - moral, - allegorical - anagogical
Compare this to early Christianities which had various different readings of the scriptures.
Relate this also to the idea of Heraclitus and the not stepping into the same river twice as a viewer can view a work multiple times in different physical and personal contexts which will change their mood and interpretation of the work.