Take a look at the above image. What if I ask you: “What is this”?
Not “What’s in this”, but “what is this”. I’m pretty sure the most likely answer – at least the one I would give – is: this is a photograph (Bert Hardy, 1940).
Let’s go through these now:
They all are photographs as well. This doesn’t sound like a very bold statement, nevertheless there’s something intriguing under its surface that becomes clearer when we switch to (mostly) any other form of human creativity.