noli me tangere


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noli me tangere

(no?le me tan'je-re) [L., touch me not]
A cancerous ulcer, generally of the face, that eats away bone and soft tissue. Synonym: rodent ulcer
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Focusing on the Noli me tangere, the Madonna with Eight Saints, and the Annunciation, he reveals their multivalent significance, treating the paintings as virtual figurations of theological speculation and vehicles for spiritual meditation.
By contrast, Noli Me Tangere is something like a manifesto of the new conditions of the image today.
From Noli me tangere pictures showing Christ leaning away from the Magdalene's hand, one sometimes gets the impression that the painter himself would not have been so coy.
no longer has a motor)--and the role of viewer, but a viewer on whom, for once, there was no weight of noli me tangere.