Art and ventriloquism (Book, 2006) []
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Art and ventriloquism

Art and ventriloquism

Author: David Goldblatt; Garry Hagberg
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Critical voices in art, theory and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In his new book, David Goldblatt examines what he calls "the complex logic of ventriloquism" and its relationship with art, philosophy, and the artistic process. In the conversational exchange between ventriloquist and dummy, Goldblatt recognizes a speaking in other voices, illusion without deception, talking to oneself, effacing oneself as speaker, being beside oneself - the ancient Greek notion of ecstasis - and

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Goldblatt; Garry Hagberg
ISBN: 0415370590 9780415370592 0415370604 9780415370608
OCLC Number: 57392450
Description: xix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Bergen and McCarthy: the logic of an act --
Nietzsche and ventriloquism --
Self-spacing: Foucault's ventriloqual tendencies --
Socratic ventriloquism: theatricality and the voice of logos --
The dislocation of the architectural self --
Self-plagiarism: the ecstatic recycling of the artist's voice --
Cavellian conversation and the life of art --
Epilogue: two ventriloqual paintings.
Series Title: Critical voices in art, theory and culture.
Responsibility: David Goldblatt ; critical commentary, Garry L. Hagberg.
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In this exciting collection of essays, available together for the first time, David Goldblatt studies key works including Nietzsche and Socrates, and uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help  Read more...


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