Desublimation and Entropy – The End of Painting and Sculpture

Refusing the “pharmaceutical style,” as he called it, of those who wanted to read him as an expressionist (or as in “informel”) artist, he would create ever flashier monuments to bad taste until his death. [Francis] Ponge’s text ends with this sentence: With Fautrier, “beauty” returns. Beauty, that is, can return only in quotation marks.

–Rosalind E. Krauss

(click images and scroll)


Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s