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The Pleasure in Drawing$
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Jean-Luc Nancy

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823250936

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.001.0001

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The Drawing/Design of the Arts

The Drawing/Design of the Arts

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(p.54) The Drawing/Design of the Arts
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The Pleasure in Drawing
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Jean-Luc Nancy

, Philip Armstrong
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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.003.0010

This section discusses the drawing/design of the arts and how the arts act simultaneously like stages, senses, and zones. In its own way, art remains inapparent and is not the coming into appearance or phenomenality that presents it. In other words, one must be sensitive not only to the form but also to the withdrawn movement of a formation. Immanuel Kant speaks of aesthetic judgment’s “claim to universality,” a suggestion that art is devoted to the communication of sensibility, or more precisely, a sensibility communicating itself for its value or for its own sense, rather than for its sensory, informational values. Art is communicated sensuality; it informs, deforms, and transforms a broad ensemble of forms around it. More importantly, it spreads imperceptibly something of its desire, of the new sensibility and sensuality for which it is the drawing or design. Also included in this section is a “Sketchbook” of quotations on art from Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Yves Bonnefoy, Pierre Alechinsky, Pablo Picasso, and Jacques Rancière.

Keywords:   drawing, design, arts, form, sensibility, sensuality, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Yves Bonnefoy, Pierre Alechinsky, Pablo Picasso

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