The Truth in Painting

Jacques Derrida

The Truth in Painting
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Jacques Derrida

402 pages | 51 halftones | © 1987
Paper $32.50 ISBN: 9780226143248 Published July 1987
"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
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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