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Art after Philosophy and After; Collected Writings, 1966-1990 / Kosuth, Joseph ; Lyotard JF., 1991

Identifier: CC-07921-8075

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Scope and Contents

In a critical essay, Jean-Francois Lyotard writes of words as being "things," sentences are "events," and thought is "art." He states that "the space-time-matter of language is made perceptible, visible, by writing. Kosuth's work is a meditation on writing." Lyotard "compares Kosuth's visual works with the square letters of the Torah. These letters are also texts, but they are waiting for their accents, their vowels, their punctuation, their intonation, their putting into practice." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1991



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (289 pages)) : illustrations ; 24.9 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nationality of creator: American. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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