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The Logic of the Cure
J - A
The Prisons of Jouissance
J - A
The Phallus and Perversion
J - A
Adorno's Negative Dialectics and Wagner
Saintliness and the Sainthood
The Animals that Treat Us Badly
The Fall of Sleep
Josephine le Sinthome
The Fall of SoHo
Cathy Lebowitz: The people here that Ridley Howard paints seem to be full of thoughts. There is a quality they share, something like ennui. What do you see as the common link between them?
Josefina Ayerza: The Ridley Howard people seem to be full of thoughts… however in a line of thinking that differs from what they are doing. From a Jacques Lacan’s point of view, should we say that they are split? It’s appealing to relate cleavage to the certain Otherness which is an Other scene—what Freud calls the place of dreams. Otherness is structured - an irreducible outside the subject, it is essentially alien to it. Thus the ennui or the common link lies in concern with “whatever else” they are doing...
CL: I am curious about “her way,” and it being maybe happiness. And this being dependent on her maintaining the “macho” image. Can you tell me more about this?
Dan and Bettina - oil on linen, 2006
Leaves - oil on linen, 2009
Teresa - oil on linen, 2007
courtesy Leo Koenig Inc., NYC.
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