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Im/pulsive practices: The logic of sensation and painting

Bolt, B. (1997) Im/pulsive practices: The logic of sensation and painting. Social Semiotics, 7 (3). pp. 261-268.

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The article 'Im/Pulsive practices: painting and the logic of sensation' offers a critique of Gilles Deleuze's interpretation of the notion of the 'figurai' which is elaborated in his 1989 article, 'Francis Bacon: the logic of sensation \ This article argues that the effects of the figurai may be activated in figurative and abstract painting and not just in the work of Francis Bacon.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Routledge
Copyright: © 1997 Carfax Publishing Ltd
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