The Tears of Things Melancholy And Physical Objects PDF

❰Ebook❯ ➡ The Tears of Things Melancholy And Physical Objects Author Peter Schwenger – Ar1web.co We surround ourselves with material things that are invested with memories but can only stand for what we have lost Physical objects such as one's own body situate and define us yet at the same time tWe surround ourselves with material things that are invested with memories but can only stand for what we have lost Physical objects such as one's own body situate and define us yet at the same time they are fundamentally indifferent to us The melancholy of this rift is a rich source of inspiration for artists Peter Schwenger deftly weaves together philosophical and psychoanalytical theory with artistic practice Concerned in part with the act of collecting The Tears of Things is itself a collection of exemplary art objects literary and cultural attempts to control and possess things including paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe and Rene Magritte sculpture by Louise Bourgeois and Marcel Duchamp Joseph Cornell's boxes Edward Gorey's graphic art fiction by Virginia Woolf Georges Perec and Louise Erdrich the hallucinatory encyclopedias of Jorge Luis Borges and Luigi Serafini and the corpse photographs of Joel Peter Witkin However these representations of objects perpetually fall short of our aspirations Schwenger examines what is left over debris and waste and asks what art can make of these What emerges is not an art that reassembles but one that questions what it means to assemble in the first place Contained in this catalog of waste is that ultimate still life the cadaver where the subject object dichotomy receives its final ironic reconciliation Peter Schwenger is professor of English at Mount St Vincent University in Halifax Nova Scotia He is the author of Fantasm and Fiction On Textual Envisioning Letter Bomb Nuclear Holocaust and the Exploding Word and Phallic Critiques Masculinity and Twentieth Century Literature.

We surround ourselves with material things that are invested with memories but can only stand for what we have lost Physical objects such as one's own body situate and define us yet at the same time they are fundamentally indifferent to us The melancholy of this rift is a rich source of inspiration for artists Peter Schwenger deftly weaves together philosophical and psychoanalytical theory with artistic practice Concerned in part with the act of collecting The Tears of Things is itself a collection of exemplary art objects literary and cultural attempts to control and possess things including paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe and Rene Magritte sculpture by Louise Bourgeois and Marcel Duchamp Joseph Cornell's boxes Edward Gorey's graphic art fiction by Virginia Woolf Georges Perec and Louise Erdrich the hallucinatory encyclopedias of Jorge Luis Borges and Luigi Serafini and the corpse photographs of Joel Peter Witkin However these representations of objects perpetually fall short of our aspirations Schwenger examines what is left over debris and waste and asks what art can make of these What emerges is not an art that reassembles but one that questions what it means to assemble in the first place Contained in this catalog of waste is that ultimate still life the cadaver where the subject object dichotomy receives its final ironic reconciliation Peter Schwenger is professor of English at Mount St Vincent University in Halifax Nova Scotia He is the author of Fantasm and Fiction On Textual Envisioning Letter Bomb Nuclear Holocaust and the Exploding Word and Phallic Critiques Masculinity and Twentieth Century Literature.

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