You know, back in the day, nobody asked what was the meaning behind a piece.
Obviously, a rich guy really wanted a picture of himself to hang on his wall.
Or the Church wanted something to praise the Lord!
None of this examining the interdependancy of man and nature as it changes due to the influence of technology on our society as viewed through the lens of deconstructvist humanism..
And it's a fucking Platonic solid on a podium.