Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jean-Luc Nancy

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780823279944

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823279944.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FORDHAM SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.fordham.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Fordham University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FSO for personal use.date: 20 February 2020



(p.76) Revelation

Jean-Luc Nancy

, Sarah Clift, Simon Sparks
Fordham University Press

Much later, an artist like Urs Lüthi sets about representing the many stages of his own transformation from a young man into an old woman (Figure 14).1

What has changed most from Rembrandt to Lüthi could well be the affective tone of the portrait. In the case of Rembrandt, this tone remains in the register of an affirmation whose self-confidence is not seriously shaken by suspicions of anxiety which, whatever their possible legitimacy, are going to be sought more behind the painting than in it, in rumors about personal psychology. In the case of Lüthi, on the other hand, by going through the phases of transformation, he specifically paints a disquiet or doubt on the subject of who is seeing him- or herself being seen and who no longer recognizes him- or herself as a consequence....

Fordham Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .