Miscellaneous Texts

Miscellaneous Texts

Contemporary Artists
Edited by Herman Parret
Epilogue by Dolorès Lyotard

The second volume of Jean-Francois Lyotard's Miscellaneous Texts, Contemporary Artists, gathers thirty-nine essays by Lyotard that deal with twenty-seven influential and innovative contemporary artists: Luciano Berio, Richard Lidner, René Guiffrey, Gianfranco Baruchello, Henri Maccheroni, Riwan Tromeur, Albert Ayme, Manuel Casimiro, Ruth Francken, Barnett Newman, Jean-Luc Parant, Francois Lapouge, Sam Francis, André Dubreuil, Joseph Kosuth, Sarah Flohr, Lino Centi, Gigliola Fazzini, Bracha Lichtenberger Ettinger, Henri Martin, Michel Bouvet, Corinne Filippi, Stig Brogger, Francois Rouan, Pierre Skira Pastels, and Béatrice Casadesus. Many of these texts were originally published in catalogs; others were published in hard-to-find journals. This volume of Miscellaneous Texts is illustrated with more than sixty images, mainly in color, of works of art discussed by Lyotard in these writings.

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Jean-François Lyotard: Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists


Art : Art, Architecture, and Photography
Philosophy : Philosophy / Aesthetics

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