Plato’s Visual Utopiawas an experiment in combining literature philosophy and visual art. The inspiration came from the famous philosophical dialogue of Plato’s Republic. Also, it is important to note that understanding the Platonic dialogue of theRepubliccan be difficult for non-philosophers. To that end, illustrating the text was of paramount importance. My final goal was to produce a visual narrative of the Republic, that would be easier to comprehend when coupled with the written text. This book is the first of its kind in that it illustrates with artworks the written text of the Republic.
Synopsis The Allegory of the Cave is a surrealistic example depicted by Plato in his Republic (514a–520a), to compare the effect of education and the lack of it on our personal nature. And also, it is how Plato illustrates [...]