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Madness

Painting by Michael Burris Johnson, 2015

Madness

Painting by Michael Burris Johnson, 2015

Ancient Babylonian Art, Cy Twombly, Michel Foucault

There is no difference between marks and words in the sense that there is between observation and accepted authority, or between verifiable fact and tradition. The process is everywhere the same: that of the sign and its likeness, and this

Ancient Babylonian Art, Cy Twombly, Michel Foucault

There is no difference between marks and words in the sense that there is between observation and accepted authority, or between verifiable fact and tradition. The process is everywhere the same: that of the sign and its likeness, and this

Michel Foucault – The Archaeology of Knowledge – part III

Michel Foucault The Archaeology of Knowledge PART III The Statement and the Archive  This post is a continuation of an exercise with The Archaeology of Knowledge, by Michel Foucault. A previous post addressed part I-II of the book, Archaeology of

Michel Foucault – The Archaeology of Knowledge – part III

Michel Foucault The Archaeology of Knowledge PART III The Statement and the Archive  This post is a continuation of an exercise with The Archaeology of Knowledge, by Michel Foucault. A previous post addressed part I-II of the book, Archaeology of

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

MADNESS – Michel Foucault

“One day, perhaps, we will no longer know what madness was. Its form will have closed up on itself, and the traces it will have left will no longer be intelligible. To the ignorant glance, will those traces be anything

MADNESS – Michel Foucault

“One day, perhaps, we will no longer know what madness was. Its form will have closed up on itself, and the traces it will have left will no longer be intelligible. To the ignorant glance, will those traces be anything

Michel Foucault – the duplicated body – History of Madness

Consequently a madman is not recognized as such because an illness has pushed him to the margins of normality, but because our culture situates him at the meeting point between social decree of confinement and the juridical knowledge that evaluates

Michel Foucault – the duplicated body – History of Madness

Consequently a madman is not recognized as such because an illness has pushed him to the margins of normality, but because our culture situates him at the meeting point between social decree of confinement and the juridical knowledge that evaluates

Michel Foucault – critical consciousness/tragic experience – History of Madness

“For madness unleashes its fury in the space of pure vision. Fantasies and threats, the fleeting fragments of dreams and the secret destiny of the world, where madness has a primitive, prophetic force, revealing that the dream-like is real and

Michel Foucault – critical consciousness/tragic experience – History of Madness

“For madness unleashes its fury in the space of pure vision. Fantasies and threats, the fleeting fragments of dreams and the secret destiny of the world, where madness has a primitive, prophetic force, revealing that the dream-like is real and