Articles tagged jean baudrillard

The German Issue: Still Straddling the Berlin Wall

The German Issue provides us with a time capsule from a very different era, but so much of its content remains pertinent.

READ more
Collection Obsession: William Davies King’s “Collections of Nothing”

Wrestling with objects, saving and ordering them, is a way to cope with flux, doubt, and the twin gods of sex and death. Banash deconstructs the human urge to collect all manner of stuff.

READ more
Radical Alterity by Jean Baudrillard

Philosophy has often foregone its search for truth in favor of trumpeting a perceived tectonic ontological crisis: “Hark! The Internet, reality TV, Disney World, America! The sky is falling!”

READ more
The Death of Jean Baudrillard Did Not Take Place

The controversial French philosopher's legacy has been tarnished by reductionist readings of his work, generated precisely by the tendencies of the mass media he sought to illuminate.

READ more

21 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Passwords by Jean Baudrillard

The concepts at the heart of Baudrillard's book invoke, reflect, subvert, and play with one another, sometimes compelling the careful reader to read the book backwards so that she or he might then begin reading forwards again.

READ more
The Singular Objects of Architecture by Jean Baudrillard and Jean Nouvel

The loose focus of Nouvel and Baudrillard's discussion is the 'singular object': an irreducible, irreplaceable, transcendent cultural artifact.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'Fantasia' Muses on Music

// Short Ends and Leader

"Fantasia stands alone as a virtuoso tribute to the virtuosity of its music.

READ the article