Between Biology and Culture. Eight Drawings for Remo

Danilo Mainardi


Drawing has been associated with man's cultural history since its very beginning, when the need to express oneself arose. With the passing of time, it has gained autonomy and lost the function of support and integration to written and oral verbal communication. This writing is about the 'accessory' function of drawing, with some examples taken from a recent dialogue between Remo Ceserani and the author. Finally, it is remarked the phylogenetic relationship between drawing and writing, which involves, in different species, both the biologic and the cultural evolution.


drawing; writing; biology

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