In 2009 Leuven University Press published Jean-François Lyotard's study of the artist Christiaan Karel Appel, Karel Appel: Un geste de couleur/Karel Appel: A Gesture of Colour. It was the first volume of what was initially planned to be a five-volume bilingual collection of Lyotard's Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists. The collection has now grown to six volumes, including a two-part fourth volume bringing together Lyotard's shorter, miscellaneous writings on aesthetics and the theory of art and on contemporary artists (Textes dispersés I: Esthétique et théorie de l'art/Miscellaneous Texts I: Aesthetics and Theory of Art and Textes dispersés II: Artistes contemporains/Miscellaneous Texts II: Contemporary Artists). In addition to the volumes mentioned above, a further three have been published: Sam Francis, Leçon de ténèbres: “Like the Paintings of a Blind Man”/Sam Francis, Lesson of Darkness: “Like the Paintings of a Blind...
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1 July 2013
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Book Review| July 01 2013
Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists, vols. 1–6, by Lyotard, Jean-François,
Leuven University Press,
2009–13, $388.00/€297.00 (hardcover), ISBN 978905867881x
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 227–232.
Keith Crome; Being Affected. Cultural Politics 1 July 2013; 9 (2): 227–232. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-2146185
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