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The claim that Magritte’s paintings are Calligrams on the other hand I did not know. The letter exchange between Foucault and Magritte is a perfect addendum. Open Preview See a Problem? I’d wnsayo to magrotte this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
His writings on power, knowledge, and discourse have been widely influential in academic circles. Return to Book Page.
Following soon after his seminal work, The Order of Things Les Mots et les chosesFoucault’s essay not only offers a insightful study of Magritte’s famous Treachery of Images Ceci n’est pas une pipeit also provides an introduction to the French philosopher himself. Foucault somehow managed to see and grasp that process at work and manages to describe it and delve deeply into it in a intellectually beautiful and pun-filled way.
Now that I’ve ranted without saying anything of relevance: His concepts and language require much of the reader, making re-readings and multiple contemplations frequent requirements.
Being that Foucault is not one of the philosophers whom I constantly stand in the same position with, I do unfairly require more work from him in an essay than I may from Hitchens or even someone I find interesting like Paul Sovre or Kierkegaard. Refresh and try again.
Esto no es una pipa. Ensayo sobre Magritte by Michel Foucault
In fact, I suppose I still don’t because I saw no real reason to believe that such an understanding is true. Oftentimes, we overthink everything and fail to see the obvious. Short and sweet, worth the read if you like either of the two or like art criticism or philosophy of r Rene Magritte turned art on its head by combining words and images in a way that at first seems whimsical or poppy but then as you continue to sit with it allows you to weaken your stranglehold on what you have constructed as reality.
My only disappointment is that my French is not strong enough to read this in the original, where I suspect based on the translator’s note that it is a funny, playful piece. English Choose a language for shopping. Lists with This Book. When looking at Rene Magritte’s Painting of a pipe and underneath this painting in neat script is written “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” which is french for “This is not a Pipe.
Let me use “P” to stand for the pipe. I deeply hope that I misunderstood the book entirely, but my arrogance leads me to believe that I did not. Aug 29, Gary Medlock rated it really liked it. Showing of 1 reviews. View all 3 comments. We never see you on FB any more.
This is Not a Pipe
On the contrary, its reconsideration of the meaning of representation and originals is both thought-provoking and whimsical in the best meaning of that word. However, I found some of his philosophies quite interesting, so much so, they’ll be deeply rooted in my head for years to come. The main problem that I had with this book is that it focuault really made one point well and then it sore on to talk for a while about things that didn’t appear to have any basis in reality.
This book also throws a new, piquantly dancing light on Foucault himself. I’m sure there has been several interpretations of this picture from readers and, Foucault himself.
If you are a seller for this product, would you ensaho to suggest updates through seller support? Following soon after his seminal work, The Order of Things Les Mots et les chosesFoucault’s essay not only offers a insightful study of Magritte’s famous Treachery of Images Ceci n’est pas une pipeit also provides an introduction to the French philosopher himself.
Books by Michel Foucault. Quite a bit of this, for a short essay.
Where Foucault stumbles and drags is in his thankfully limited treatment of Kandinsky and Klee, whose work receives short shrift via a greatly underdeveloped evaluation of their integration of representations, essentially serving as rather weak counterpoints to Magritte. The claim that Magritte’s paintings are Calligrams on the other hand I did not know. Preview — Esto no es una pipa. Dec 30, This was my eye opener.
Much better known for his incisive and mordant explorations of power and social exclusion, Foucault here assumes a more playful stance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The book defies the term contradiction, explains it, and changes the way you look at it, just as it does to a dozen other day to day terms. A new dimension where paradox is a god, where perfection is cleared out by a statement so simple that it might not even be noticeable for a man of no sight in such a dimension.
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May 05, Milad magtitte it really liked it. It may just be surrealistic art but Michel Foucault really shows us his deep thoughts about this painting and its meaning.
Please try again later. I can’t fault the translator too much — the thing about humor is that it’s the true barometer of whether you understand a language, and in so many respects it simply doesn’t translate without so much explication as to render it deadpan, or worse, frustrating. Now that I’ve ranted without saying anything of relevance: Foucault borrowed the concept of calligramme to illustrate how Magritte’s painting “This is not a pipe” unites semiotic symbols and picture, and also employed the concepts of resemblance and similarity to present this painting as a perfect representation of “ideas” and a rebellion against paintings pursuing similarity What does all this have to do foucau,t Foucault you may ask, sore has a lot less to do with him if you aren’t in my head, but anyway.
This “kind” of art is indeed one enxayo humanity, of extreme complication and simplicity.