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Nancy and Visual Culture (Hardcover)

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These 12 essays reanimate the dialogue between interdisciplinary scholars and practicing artists that originally gave birth to visual culture as a field of study. A new translation of Nancy's essay, 'The Image: Mimesis and Methexis', reveals how Nancy's work informs, challenges and inspires our encounters with visual culture.Jean-Luc Nancy is one of the most original and compelling of those contemporary political and ethical philosophers who, like Jacques Rancière and Alain Badiou, have turned in recent works towards aesthetics and visual art. Nancy's challenging and inspiring writings on painting, film, photography, video and contemporary visual art have informed the work of scholars of visual culture and aesthetic theory as well as artists, filmmakers and curators.
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Art, Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Aesthetics, Criticism
Series Title: Critical Connections
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 51214111
UPC: 9781474407496
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9177
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