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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 158–169.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Five Car Stud , suggesting that attention to this aspect of Lyotard's writings might allow us to avoid some of the impasses created by the emphasis upon the sublime aspect of aesthetic experience. Reading Pacific Wall in terms of the problems set out in Lyotard's Libidinal Economy , I contend that one...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... In particular, we return to Immanuel Kant and his theory of the beautiful and the sublime to make a case that connections between capitalism and democracy rest on an unexamined aesthetic of the beautiful. To sever this link, and thus to push democratic struggles for equality toward a communist horizon, we...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Gallery, New York. Shot with infrared Kodak Aerochrome film, Mosse’s Enclave became a locus for debates about contemporary aesthetic strategies, especially within photography, and the ethics of deploying the shock of the sublime to elicit both empathy and questioning, exposing the viewer/participant...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of vulnerability, an expression of pain. The art of Mohau Modisakeng likewise pulls the politics of cool into the gallery and creates new possibilities for the sublimation of righteous anger. Through iterations of cool, Black masculine subjectivities are discussed as in tension with the dream of decolonization...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 117–143.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of the retreat of the forms of space and time. Rather than a crisis of reason or cognitive discourse pure and simple, Lyotard situates the crisis in terms of Kantian aesthetics, as the loss of the immediate community of feeling in the beautiful and the advent of an “anaesthetics” of formlessness in the sublime...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 107–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
... separated the issue into sections so that the reader can follow the logic of its organization more clearly. 2. The Lyotard archives at the Bibliothèque Doucet contain lecture notes from courses Lyotard gave on the sublime almost without interruption from 1980 to 1991, the first at Vincennes...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
... , while the two last chapters shift to his later concern with the sublime and with affect. Bamford structures his reading of these “periods” in Lyotard's thought with reference to an exhibition, Les immatériaux ( The Immaterials ), of which the philosopher was appointed curator, instead of the expected...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Armitage © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 Joy Garnett is an American painter who lives and works in New York City. Garnett's work is associated with what she calls the “apocalyptic sublime,” a metaphysical condition of combined astonishment and terror in the presence of huge natural...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of signification. Of particular interest here would be Cage's relationship to the Kantian sublime. Cage never broached the topic in so many words. Correspondingly, only a few commentators have ventured to discuss his music in such terms. This is also due to the difficulties inherent in accommodating the negative...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 212–218.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of the Sublime,” that the feeling of the sublime is precisely the one given by the “without form.” “He” then proposes to call this mode of presence matter . “You” couldn't care less about that, obviously.…In the “Anamnesis” chapter, the question is explicitly related to that of Discourse, Figure . It is once...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 July 2013
... aesthetics” (2009: 27), as a way of paying tribute to the work of art. It is here that it is necessary to situate Lyotard's concern with the sublime, with the sublime sentiment called forth by certain paintings—a concern that runs throughout his later writings on art from the 1980s onward (see...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... in the rate of profit, and short-term profit-motivation, cognitive capitalism so captures the energy of the consumer that it blocks the sublimating processes of energy that constitute, for depth psychology, the condition of work, art, family, love, and the social bond in general. Hence the importance of Freud...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the Beautiful and Sublime (1764), genius, the sublime, and duty toward duty are attached to masculinity, while sympathy, the beautiful, and duty toward being an aesthetic object are the ends of femininity. As Observations has it: “The fair sex has as much understanding as the male, but it is a beautiful...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 203–211.
Published: 01 July 2013
... perhaps be the object of critical scrutiny. Once the Other that Lyotard is concerned to approach constitutively involves an invisibility or a blindness, once the sublime dimension he takes from Kant exceeds any straightforward perceptual grasp (so that a mantra for our engagement with some of the artwork...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of stupidity, much lowering of the level of intelligence, of the level of sublimation, of the level of investment in the knowledge required by human beings … But it is the same technologies that enable us to overturn this situation. I think today we have to do with contemporary hypomnemata , what Plato did...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...–5 ): 220 – 46 . Slade Andrew . 2007 . Lyotard, Beckett, Duras, and the Postmodern Sublime . Oxford : Peter Lang . Sloterdijk Peter . 1998 . Blasen . Vol. 1 of Sphären . Frankfurt : Suhrkamp . Sloterdijk Peter . 1999 . Globen . Vol. 2 of Sphären . Frankfurt...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 July 2013
... is characterized by large, loose areas of color and thin applications of paint, Appel's by sculptural paint massing and defined shapes—for both, color and gesture are important. In Karel Appel: A Gesture of Colour , Lyotard outlines his concerns about the sublime, chromatic intensity, and the powerful pairing...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 367–387.
Published: 01 November 2022
... mentioned above, that is the struggle for epokhē . It is this philosophical impasse that I am naming the “struggle for epokhē ” (struggle for a path to sublimation) that is simultaneously a crisis of spirit and crisis of the savoirs— the crisis of knowledge as such. I think that today education...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... covered in gold plate. From these carvings the gold gleams and glitters in all directions, less a biblical tableau than the front of the church opening on a region of dazzling light, a gateway to a region more sublime than all the earth. Figure 3 Marching to Lima Figure 3. Marching to Lima...
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