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By Eric Alliez,Robin Mackay,Jean-Clet Martin

ISBN-10: 178348067X

ISBN-13: 9781783480678

ISBN-10: 1783480688

ISBN-13: 9781783480685

A distinctive and artistic research of the considering at paintings in smooth portray, drawing on an impressive physique of scholarly facts to problem modernist and phenomenological readings of artwork heritage, The Brain-Eye presents a sequence of interlinked ‘case stories’ during which philosophical notion encounters the hallucinatory sensations unleashed by means of ‘painter-researchers.’
Rather than outlining a brand new ‘philosophy of art,’ The Brain-Eye information the singular difficulties pursued via every one of its protagonists. amazing readings of the oeuvres of Delacroix, Seurat, Manet, Gauguin, and Cézanne recount the plural histories of artists who labored to unfastened the differential forces of color, chanced on via Goethe in his Colour Theory, within the identify of a “true hallucination” and of a good judgment right to the Visual.
A rigorous renewal of the philosophical considering visible paintings, The Brain-Eye explores the complicated relatives among thought and sensation, conception and perform, the discursive and the visible, and attracts out the political and philosophical stakes of the cultured revolution in sleek painting.

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