This Is Not a Pipe (Quantum Books)

This Is Not a Pipe (Quantum Books)

Michel Foucault


What does it suggest to write down "This isn't a pipe" throughout a bluntly literal portray of a pipe? René Magritte's recognized canvas offers the start line for a pleasant homage by means of French thinker and historian Michel Foucault. far better recognized for his incisive and mordant explorations of strength and social exclusion, Foucault right here assumes a extra playful stance. via exploring the nuances and ambiguities of Magritte's visible critique of language, he reveals the painter much less got rid of than formerly concept from the pioneers of recent abstraction.

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