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The tears of things : melancholy and physical objects

Author: Peter Schwenger
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Concerned in part with the act of collecting, this work is a collection of exemplary art objects. It reveals the object as the self's ultimate other. The author weaves together philosophical and psychoanalytical theory with artistic practice. He examineswhat is left over - debris and waste - and asks what art can make of these.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Schwenger
ISBN: 0816646309 9780816646302 0816646317 9780816646319
OCLC Number: 62421078
Description: xi, 200 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Words and the murder of the thing --
Painting and the gaze of the object --
Sculpture and the broken tool --
Possessed objects --
Still life: a user's manual --
Museal --
The dream narratives of debris --
Last things.
Responsibility: Peter Schwenger.
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