• Art Essays , Art Books, Philosophers

    Julia Kristeva, Thing and Object//1987, Documents of Contemporary Art

    Thing and Object The pessimistic narcissist suffers not an object yet the Thing. Let me declare the ‘Thing’ as the original that does not allow itself to significance. The middle of gravity and aversion, the foundation of the desire from which the object of passion will become isolated. Of this Gerard De Nerval provides a dazzling metaphor that intimates an insistence without proximity, a lantern without representation: The thing is a black and white fancied sun, black and white at the related time. A well-known phenomenon that one never witnesses the sun in a dream. Although one is frequently aware of some far flashing light. Regularly the obsolete affection the…

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    Art Essays , Art Books, Philosophers

    Jacques Lacan Das Ding (The Thing)// 1959-60, Documents of Contemporary Art

    French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst  who has been described “the most provocative psycho-analyst since Freud” Born: April 13, 1901, Paris, France Died: September 9, 1981, Paris, France Das Ding (The Thing) The Sache ( In Sachvorstellung, Freud’s term for a ‘thing-notion,) is precisely the thing, an output of industry and of human activity as administered by language. Nevertheless absolute they may first be in the genesis of that action, things are constantly on the facade, always within span of an explanation. To the degree that it is subjacent to and inherent in every human behaviour, that activity of which things are the outcome belongs to the preconscious system, that is to say, something that our…

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    Jean Baudrillard, In Conversation with Guy Bellavance//1983// (Subject, Object, Thing), Documents of Contemporary Art

    Jean Baudrillard: one of the most influential French philosopher, sociologist,  political commentator, cultural theorist and photographer. known best for his critiques of contemporary, media, history, and technological ideas, as well as his formulation of methods such as simulation and hyperreality. Born: July 27, 1929, Reims, France Died: March 6, 2007, Paris, France In Conversation with Guy Bellavance//1983 // System of the objects Jean Baudrillard The Banality of the masses and the speechless majorities is all character of the ambience. But it still inhabits a mortal artifice: in additional words, it is something strange for itself, inescapable, also mysterious, a native type of fatality. It is something at the core of the regularity, at the…