Underlie Actibition

What is going on between this and that? How do you link one side to the other? We neglected to pose ourselves such serious inquiries. We started with the simple reality that a picture encompasses more than it "shows." There is no need to delve into the complexities of connotation. It is sufficient to parasitize, that is, to create the potential of co(n)existence between the painting and its backdrop, underneath, and underlie.