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This Is Not a Pipe (Quantum Books)

Foucault, Michel

ISBN 10: 0520236947 / 0-520-23694-7
ISBN 13: 9780520236943
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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What does it mean to write "This is not a pipe" across a bluntly literal painting of a pipe? René Magritte's famous canvas provides the starting point for a delightful homage by French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault. Much better known for his incisive and mordant explorations of power and social exclusion, Foucault here assumes a more playful stance. By exploring the nuances and ambiguities of Magritte's visual critique of language, he finds the painter less removed than previously thought from the pioneers of modern abstraction.

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