List of illustrations

  • Mao at San Marco
  • Beaubourg
  • img477
  • Lyotard Mirrorical Return series, two details
  • The Datcha
  • Atlantic Civilisation
  • F-III
  • Live and Let Die: or the Tragic End of Marcel Duchamp
  • Vivre et laisser Mourir
  • Six lettuces, a knife and three peelings
  • The Great Antifascist Collective Painting
  • Catalogue cover: 24eme Salon de Mai, Paris, with Collective Cuban Mural, Havana
  • La Torture
  • Barefoot in the snow, Algeria
  • Women of Oran
  • The Riot
  • Torture Triptych
  • Articulations and disarticulations
  • The Universal Dove of Peace, Paris, 1960
  • Human beings, Wars, Invasions, etc. Enough!
  • Tender is the Night
  • Night Train
  • The Dark Room
  • Greece Expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi (after Delacroix)
  • Mickey's return
  • Private Diary of a Kick
  • Saturday's Popeye
  • Ideal Homes
  • At last, a silhouette slimmed to the waist
  • Dinner-party of the head-hunters
  • Décor for Bris/Collage/K
  • Malcolm X
  • Nous sommes tous des juifs et des allemands
  • Pornography censured by eroticism
  • Sailor boy
  • Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Lieutenant Calley on the road to My-Lai
  • The Red Detachment of Women
  • BB King
  • In memory of Ulrike Meinhof
  • October 18, 1977, Cell
  • Untitled
  • Bar-codes, Algeria
  • Camouflage Mondrian
  • La salle rouge pour le Vietnam catalogue
  • Courrier de Vietnam
  • Vietnamese Family
  • The Battle for Rice
  • Story of a poor peasant
  • School book, Class book
  • Vladimir Lenin at Smolny
  • Soviet Garden
  • Grandchildren of the Revolution
  • Statue
  • Interior, Kiev Museum of Russian Art
  • Lenin's armchair at Smolny, 1917
  • Anaït Anian, candidate in agricultural sciences admires the new species of tomato she has obtained
  • Kukuruza (maize)
  • Useless Poems I, My poem flies like a telegram (Mayakovsky)
  • Useless Poems II, Young man in a state of nostalgia
  • Red Horizon
  • Althusser
  • Electrification plus the sentiment of nature
  • Bubble
  • Self-portrait with Test-Tube
  • My picture is dripping
  • Atelier des Beaux-Arts, Paris
  • Red
  • Platz! dem Arbeiter
  • Boulevard des Italien series
  • Boy with machine
  • The Painter and Model series
  • Cafeteria
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • La Chinoise
  • A Bar at the Folies-Bergère
  • In Huxian, China
  • Two ways of life
  • The Artist's Life
  • Portrait of Michel Bulteau at the Versailles Opera
  • In Huxian, Portrait of Liu-Chi Tei, amateur peasant-painter
  • Death Valley no. 1
  • For all that we See or Seen is a Dream within a Dream
  • Emile Zola
  • Toxic no 1, Melancholy
  • Illustration from Klossowski, La Monnaie vivante
  • Dreamtiger 5
  • Photo of Claude
  • Draughtsman Making a Perspective Drawing of a Woman
  • Claude
  • Claude
  • EX
  • Murder 10/2
  • Race Track
  • Death Valley no. 10, with Midnight Sun
  • Five Car Stud
  • U.S.A. 76 Bicentenary Kit
  • Sky 2, Cloud of cosmic matter in the Milky Way
  • Jacques Monory, Jean-François Lyotard (during filming for David Carr Brown's Les Peintres cinéastes)
  • La Jetée
  • Explosion
  • Concerto a quattro mani
  • Ich
  • Portrait of Walter Benjamin
  • Urinals, Victoria Station
  • The Suicide Game
  • Cover for Helmut Heissenbüttel, Das Reich
  • Concerto per un quadro di Adami
  • Sigmund Freud travelling to London
  • Vacanze nel deserto
  • Study for drawing after Jacques Derrida's Glas
  • Jacques Derrida
  • 31 January 1801
  • Five Romantic Painters of the Malassis Period – or Business picks up
  • The Background of a Pollock
  • Mayakovsky
  • La mort de Caius Gracchus
  • The Death of Caius Gracchus
  • The Great Méchoui or twelve years of French history, detail
  • The Malassis with police
  • L'ARC, 70, La Crise dans la tête
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Description: The Visual World of French Theory: Figurations
alerio Adami inscribed these words by Seneca on the cover of the album-catalogue Derrière le miroir, which he created with Jacques Derrida in 1975...
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In 1974, Gérard Fromanger was the first French painter to visit Mao’s China. His photograph-based history painting In Huxian, China, exhibited in 1975 with a catalogue by Michel Foucault, was rapidly acquired for France’s national collections...
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A grandiose painting (two by four metres), The Datcha, was conceived by the Spanish painter in exile Eduardo Arroyo and executed by Gilles Aillaud, Francis Biras, Lucio Fanti and Fabio Rieti. It was created for the Salon de la...
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In March 1961, Jean-Paul Sartre prefaced the artist Robert Lapoujade’s exhibition at the Galerie Pierre Domec in Paris: ‘Paintings on the theme of Riots, The Torture Triptych, Hiroshima.’ In May, the Galerie du Dragon showed figurative paintings by Leonardo Cremonini, prefaced by the critic Pierre Gaudibert; again the subject...
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Pierre Bourdieu’s text, ‘L’Image de l’image’, for Bernard Rancillac’s exhibition T’Année 1966’ held in early January 1967 at the Galerie...
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Lucio Fanti’s paintings exhibited in France, Germany and Italy in the 1970s are extraordinary in their proximity to Moscow Conceptualist art in both romantic and critical modes, yet significant in their difference.See Boris Groys, ‘Moscow Romantic Conceptualism’, A-Ya (Paris) 1, 1979, pp. 3–11 (Russian/English/French trilingual review that introduced this movement to an international public). Produced as early as 1969, Fantis work traverses the period shaken by the revelations of Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago. He collapses the heroic epic of the USSR, creating a collision between dream and kitsch, a Marxian uncanny extending from the cult of personality to a dystopic...
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Félix Guattari was writing about Gérard Fromanger during what he called the années d’hiver, the ‘winter years’ of the early 1980s, years marked by a certain retreat for Guattari himself and for the painter, whose successive changes of style had flouted critical...
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Lyotard is not a theorist’ declared Bill Readings, in Introducing Lyotard: Art and Politics (1991), a book which devoted a few lines to Cézanne...
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Jacques Derrida was passionately interested in truth, in language and in drawing. La Vérité en peinture, a collection of his essays comprising ‘Parergon’, his celebrated mediation on the frame, ‘+R’on Adami, ‘Cartouches’ on...
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As President of the Republic, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing presided over the last two executions by guillotine in France. After immense controversy surrounding the death of Roger Bontemps in 1972, the capital punishment debate...
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