Skip to content

Online ordering is currently undergoing maintenance. To place orders, please call our customer service team at +61 (03) 8671 1400. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Register Sign in Wishlist
Deconstruction and the Visual Arts

Deconstruction and the Visual Arts
Art, Media, Architecture

Part of Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism

  • Date Published: April 1994
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521447812


Add to wishlist

Other available formats:

Looking for an inspection copy?

Please email to enquire about an inspection copy of this book

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • Deconstruction and the Visual Arts brings together a series of new essays by scholars of aesthetics, art history and criticism, film, television and architecture. Working with the ideas of French philosopher Jacques Derrida, the essays explore the full range of his analyses. They are modelled on the variety of critical approaches that he has encouraged, from critiques of the foundations of our thinking and disciplinary demarcation, to creative and experimental readings of visual 'texts'. Representing some of the most innovative thinking in the various arts disciplines, these contributions offer important challenges to existing disciplinary orthodoxies. Also included in this volume is a long interview with Derrida, published here for the first time.

    • Includes a long interview with Derrida, published here for the first time
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: April 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521447812
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 20 mm
    • weight: 1.03kg
    • contains: 28 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print
  • Table of Contents

    1. The Spatial arts: an interview with Jacques Derrida
    2. Color has not yet been named: objectivity in deconstruction
    3. Light in painting: dis-seminating art history
    4. The dissumulation of painting
    5. The heuretics of deconstruction
    6. Impure mimesis, or the ends of the aesthetic
    7. Starting out from the frame (vignettes)
    8. Modernity again: the museum as trompe l'oeil
    9. Brushed path, slate line, stone circle: on Martin Heidegger, Richard Long, and Jacques Derrida
    10. Frank Stella and Jacques Derrida: toward a postmodern ethics of singularity
    11. Sketch: counterpoints of the eye: hand-eye coordination: translation and …
    12. The Domestication of the house: deconstruction after architecture
    13. Tabbles of bower
    14. Cinema-Graphia: Eisenstein, Derrida and the sign of cinema
    15. Hermes goes Hollywood: disarticulating the cops 'n' robbers genre
    16. The Signature experiment finds Andy Hardy
    17. Sending postcards in TV land.

  • Editors

    Peter Brunette, George Mason University, Virginia

    David Wills, Louisiana State University

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account


Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.