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Published: 28 February 2021

416 Pages | 50 color illustrations and 40 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789621693

Bookseller Code (06)

Perceiving Dubuffet

Art, Embodiment and the Viewer

Jean Duffy

Liverpool University Press

  • Is the first comprehensive phenomenological study of Dubuffet's oeuvre.
  • Explores the central role played by questions relating to embodiment and perception in the evolution of his aesthetic thinking and artistic practice
  • Examines the full range of Dubuffet's pictorial and sculptural production and the large corpus of aesthetic writings produced over the course of his career
  • Draws on extensive archival research
  • Explores Dubuffet's exploitation of interpictorial and intertextual references, his testing and transgression of generic boundaries, and his experimentation with unconventional materials

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