Elizabeth Grosz: Bacon, Deleuze and imperceptible forces

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Professor Elizabeth Grosz addresses the complex relationship between Francis Bacon and Gilles Deleuze, who wrote one of the most perceptive and sympathetic books on Bacon’s painting, Francis Bacon: the logic of sensation (1981). Deleuze did not exactly write on Bacon so much as with him, on a question that intrigued them equally. Both artist and philosopher attempted to explore the imperceptible: the forces of magnetism and gravity, notions of causality and chance, and forces of aging and disintegration.

One Response to “Elizabeth Grosz: Bacon, Deleuze and imperceptible forces”

  1. stuartelden Says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:
    Elizabeth Grosz on Deleuze and Bacon.

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