On 2011/10/27 Jessica Stockholder presented her work in an artist talk at the University of Chicago.

Indoor Lighting For My Father, 1988

Skin Toned Garden Mapping, 1991

Growing Rock Candy Mountain Grasses Canned Sand, 1992

Gelatinous Too Dry, 2000

Wide Eyes Smear Here Dear, 2009


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Picabia’s poems

Above diagram poems by Francis Picabia from the series Poèmes et dessins de la fille née sans mѐre, 1918 published in I Am a Beautiful Monster.

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Martin Johnson Heade: Approaching Thunder Storm, 1859

Dexter Dalwood: Bay of Pigs, 2004

Fitz Henry Lane: Fishing Party, 1850

Ciaran Murphy: Lightning Storm, 2008

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Albert Pinkham Ryder: Siegfried and the Rhine Maidens, 1891

Inka Essenhigh: Snow, 2007

Leon Dabo: The Seashore, 1900

Wilhelm Sasnal

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These two qualities, the daunting and the fascinating, now combine in a strange harmony of contrasts, and the resultant dual character of the numinous consciousness, to which the entire religious development bears witness, at any rate from the level of the ‘daemonic dread’ onwards, is at once the strangest and most noteworthy phenomenon in the whole history of religion. The daemonic-divine object may appear to the mind an object of horror and dread, but at the same time it is no less something that allures with a potent charm, and the creature, who trembles before it, utterly cowed and cast down, has always at the same time the impulse to turn to it, nay even to make it somehow his own. The ‘mystery’ is for him not merely something to be wondered at but something that entrances him; and beside that in it which bewilders and confounds, he feels a something that captivates and transports him with a strange ravishment, rising often enough to the pitch of dizzy intoxication; it is the Dionysiac-element in the numen. –Rudolf Otto. The Idea of the Holy. p31.

P.S. an approach to American Luminism:

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An incomplete list of monographs on a single artist by 20c continental thinkers translated into English:

Theodor Adorno. Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music
Alain Badiou. On Beckett
Five Lessons on Wagner
Mikhail Bakhtin. Rabelais and His World
Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics
Roland Barthes. On Racine
Georges Bataille. Manet
On Nietzsche
Simone de Beauvior. Must We Burn de Sade?
Leo Bersani. Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and of Art
Caravaggio’s Secrets
Forming Couples: Godard’s Contempt
Homi K. Bhabha. V.S. Naipaul
Hélène Cixous. The Exile of James Joyce
Zero’s Neighbour: Samuel Beckett
Jonathan Culler. Flaubert: The Uses of Uncertainty
Tim Dean. Gary Snyder and the American Unconscious
Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari. Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature
Gilles Deleuze. Proust and Signs
Masochism: Coldness and Cruelty
Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation
Jacques Derrida. Spurs: Nietzsche’s Styles
Chora L Works
The Secret Art of Antonin Artaud
Sovereignties in Question: The Poetics of Paul Celan
H. C. for Life: That Is to Say…
Athens, Still Remains: The Photographs of Jean-François Bonhomme
Umberto Eco. The Middle Ages of James Joyce, The Aesthetics of Chaosmos
Lee Edelman. Transmemberment of Song: Hart Crane’s Anatomies of Rhetoric and Desire
Michel Foucault. Death and the Labyrinth: the World of Raymond Roussel
This Is Not a Pipe
Sigmund Freud. Leonardo da Vinci, A Memory of His Childhood
Hans-Georg Gadamer. Gadamer on Celan: ‘Who Am I and Who Are You?’
Geoffrey Hartman. Andre Malraux
Michel Henry. Seeing the Invisible: On Kandinsky
Luce Irigaray. Marine Lover: Of Friedrich Nietzsche
Frederic James. Sartre: The Origins of Style
Brecht and Method
Carl Jung. The Red Book
Sarah Kofman. Nietzsche and Metaphor
Julia Kristeva. Proust and the Sense of Time
Female Genius: Life, Madness, Words: Colette
Jean Laplanche. Hölderlin and the Question of the Father
Georg Lukacs. Essays on Thomas Mann
Goethe and His Age
Jean-François Lyotard. The Assassination of Experience by Painting – Monory
Duchamp’s TRANS/formers
Signed, Malraux
Soundproof Room: Malraux’s Anti-Aesthetics
J.H. Miller. Thomas Hardy, Distance and Desire
W.J.T. Mitchell. Blake’s Composite Art
Jacques Ranciere. Mallarme: The Politics of the Siren
Edward Said. Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography
Eric Santner. Friedrich Hölderlin: Narrative Vigilance and the Poetic Imagination
Jean-Paul Sartre. Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr
Gayatri Spivak. Myself, I Must Remake: The Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats
Samuel Weber. Benjamin’s -abilities
— Unwrapping Balzac: A reading of La Peau de Chagrin

Slavoj Zizek. The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieślowski Between Theory and Post-Theory

Add missing entries in the comments, if you please.

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