Baudrillard Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinkers for the Arts by Kim Toffoletti

By Kim Toffoletti

Jean Baudrillard has been a different highbrow voice in lots of of the foremost debates and matters dealing with an more and more globalised, media-driven international. Baudrillard Reframed deals these operating with Baudrillard’s principles an available review of his better-known arguments, in addition to extending past them to significantly interact along with his radical notions of phantasm, singularity and the deadly. Kim Toffoletti surveys the tips of this influential - frequently provocative - French philosopher as they relate to today’s image-saturated surroundings. She demonstrates their relevance to analysing modern visible phenomena akin to advertisements, images, truth television, type, paintings, pornography and digital truth. Baudrillard’s key topics and arguments are illustrated via more than a few visible works, from the graffiti paintings of Banksy, Katharine Hanett’s protest t-shirts, to Sophie Calle’s photography.

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