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Author Wilson, Sarah, 1956-

Title The visual world of French theory : figurations / Sarah Wilson
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]


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 W'BOOL  709.440904 Wil/Vwo  AVAILABLE
Description 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents Introduction: Witnesses of the future, painters of their times -- Interlude : the Datcha-- painting as manifesto -- From Sartre to Althusser : Lapoujade, Cremonini and the turn to antihumanism -- Pierre Bourdieu, Bernard Rancillac : 'the image of the image' -- Louis Althusser, Lucio Fanti : the USSR as phantom -- Gerard Fromanger : periodisations - Deleuze, Foucault, Guattari. Felix Guattari : Night and day -- Lyotard/Monory : postmodern romantics -- Derrida/Adami : the truth in painting? -- Conclusion: In Beaubourg, 1977/2007
Summary This work focuses on the series of encounters between the most prominent French philosophers of the 1960s and 1970s and the artists of their times, most particularly the protagonists of the Narrative Figuration movement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-257) and index
Subject Figurative art -- France -- Paris -- 20th century.
Narrative art (Art movement)
Philosophy, French -- 20th century.
Art and philosophy -- France.
LC no. 2010016378
ISBN 9780300162813 cloth alkaline paper
0300162812 cloth alkaline paper
Other Titles Figurations