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The Truth in Painting by Jacques Derrida

"The four essays in this volume constitute Derrida's most explicit and sustained reflection on the art work as pictorial artifact, a reflection partly by way of philosophical aesthetics (Kant, Heidegger), partly by way of a commentary on art works and art scholarship (Van Gogh, Adami, Titus-Carmel). The illustrations are excellent, and the translators, who clearly see their work as both a rendering and a transformation, add yet another dimension to this richly layered composition. Indispensable to collections emphasizing art criticism and aesthetics."—Alexander Gelley, Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226504629
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 402
Sales rank: 1,269,035
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) was director of studies at the école des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, and professor of humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of many books published by the University of Chicago Press.
 

Geoffrey Bennington is the Asa G. Candler Professor of Modern French Thought at Emory University. He is the author of several books on Derrida and translator of many others by him, and he is coeditor of The Seminars of Jacques Derrida series. 

Table of Contents

List of Illustaraions
Translators' Preface
Passe-Partout
1. Parergon
I. Lemmata
II. The Parergon
III. The Sans of the Pure Cut
IV. The Colossal
2. + R (Intro the Bargain)
3. Cartouches
4. Restituations
Index

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