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differences (2006) 17 (2): 132–160.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... She is currently completing work on a new collection of her essays and is editing The Extreme of the Middle , the collected writings of the Abstract Expressionist painter Jack Tworkov. Allara, Pamela. Pictures of People: Alice Neel's American Portrait Gallery . Hanover: Brandeis up, 1998...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Ontology . London: Verso, 1999 . ewa plonowska ziarek The Abstract Soul of the Commodity and the Monstrous Body of the Sphinx: Commodifi cation, Aesthetics, and the Impasses of Social Construction...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 7 Encyclopedia of abstract forms from Giuseppe Pagano and Guarniero Daniel’s Architettura rurale italiana More
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 58–85.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Matthew Gannon This essay argues not only that Wilhelm Worringer’s concept of the urge to abstraction from his work of art history Abstraction and Empathy (1908) prefigures Sigmund Freud’s notion of the death drive in Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920) but also that Worringer’s aesthetics...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2004
... 34 French Universalism in the 1990s themselves as protectors of a distinctively French conception of political representation. This conception rested on two related abstractions...
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differences (2003) 14 (2): 49–77.
Published: 01 September 2003
... these powers come from? What makes a tech- nology digital? The digital is a logic, an abstract code underlying the technolo- gy’s effects. A digital camera is digital because it turns light into numbers...
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differences (2014) 25 (2): 130–137.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Donna V. Jones This brief review essay focuses on the central question posed in Ewa Plonowska Ziarek’s Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism : if feminism is considered in social and biographical terms while aesthetics focuses on questions of form and abstraction, does a feminist...
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differences (2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
... subjectivity as timeless or universally applicable. As a category that mediates the opposition between the abstract categories of subjectivism and objectivism and that, in doing so, illuminates the contextual questions of power...
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differences (1995) 7 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 April 1995
..., would not exist without abstract individualism, not because abstract individualism included women in its definition, but precisely because it had such difficulty doing so. Feminism is not, as pluralist arguments might have it, an inevitable correction to the imperfect implementation oftheories...
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differences (2021) 32 (3): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2021
... feminized, almost to the point of cliché, particularly around the theme of intuition . If arithmetic extracts true theorems using axioms and proofs, geometry finds its truth in the pure intuition of material experience. If algebra displays the masculine virtues of rigor or abstraction, geometry...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that involved incorporation into a nation increasingly defi ned through abstract, universal citizenship. However, to be brought into the nation, Jews had to be made to fi t, and for that, they needed to be transformed, cleaned up...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 136–165.
Published: 01 December 2017
... is indeed formal and that it continues to inform economic practices and imagination. The association between finance and prostitution exemplifies the Marxian logic of concrete abstraction. Capitalist production can take place only insofar as all people involved appear as sellers of commodities, including...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 111–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and in the transfer of competi- tion laws from north to south. I show how “the neoliberal economy” is con- structed through the creation of an agency with the authority to regulate what is, in fact, a new abstraction and object of analysis...
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differences (1993) 5 (3): 31–51.
Published: 01 November 1993
... . Trans. of Der Städte-Bau nach seinen künstlerischen grundsätzen. Ein Beitrag zur lösung modernister Fragen des Architektur und monumentalen Plastik unter Beziehung auf Wien . Vienna: Graeser, 1889 . Vallier Dora . “ Lire Worringer .” Intro. to Abstraction et Einfühlung , by Wilhelm Worringer...
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differences (1994) 6 (1): 98–128.
Published: 01 April 1994
... and practice of reproduction have been newly configured. In the current historical conjuncture reproductive labor has assumed an abstract value as social labor and women around the globe are working to produce baby commodities that are entering the market along side other domestic products and imports.2 Given...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 209–216.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Chicago P , 2022 . 268 – 85 . Dohoney Ryan . “ Ekphrastic Voice: On Joan La Barbara’s Sound Paintings .” Tempo 76 . 301 ( 2022 ): 73 – 85 . Dohoney Ryan . Saving Abstraction: Morton Feldman, the de Menils and the Rothko Chapel . New York : Oxford UP , 2019 . Feldman...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 151–183.
Published: 01 May 2012
... nonidentity.1 For some intellectuals of the Subaltern Studies Collective, this nonidentical nature of the subaltern comes into sharpest relief when one considers that the abstract citizen–subject of rights is a secular abstraction...
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differences (1992) 4 (2): 100–133.
Published: 01 July 1992
..., Hulme, and Gaudier-Brzeska may have eschewed the "feminine" and called for "virility," "hardness," and "masculine precision" in their new abstract art,20 nearly all of them benefitted directly from the patronage of "emancipated" women and many of them supported women's suffrage. More generally...
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differences (2013) 24 (1): 104–136.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and specializes in different styles and color palettes, including brush-stroke, line, and splatter paintings that are often compared to prominent works of abstract art, but the most popular and expensive works by far are the realistic...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 51–71.
Published: 01 December 2022
... thought systems, the force expressing this problematic parasitism is named the drive ( Trieb ). 2 Briefly, the drive stands for a force that is both symbolic and corporeal, the force of symbolic abstractions in the living body, and the expression of their organizing power. The symbolic order...