Lauded by major contemporary artists and philosophers, Jacques
Ranci re's work returns politics to its central place in
understanding art. In The Future of the Image, Jacques Ranci re
develops a fascinating new concept of the image incontemporary art,
showing how art and politics have always beenintrinsically
intertwined. Covering a range of art movements, filmmakers such as
Godard and Bresson, andthinkers such as Foucault, Deleuze, Adorno,
Barthes, Lyotard andGreenberg, Ranci re shows that contemporary
theorists of the image aresuffering from religious tendencies. He
argues that there is a starkpolitical choice in art: it can either
reinforce a radical democracy, or create a new reactionary
mysticism. For Ranci re there is never apure art: the aesthetic
revolution must always embrace egalitarianideals.
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