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George Bataille's notion of transgression : the question of a possible experience concerning art and philosophy
(Bilkent University, 2000)
This study aims at analysing George Bataille's notion of transgression. In this respect, the concepts of Bataille's discourse such as 'general economy', 'sovereign operation', 'inner experience', 'impossible', 'absence ...
Composition and the uncanny : a methodological account of composition in visual arts
(Bilkent University, 2001)
This study aims at giving an account of composition in visual arts by basing itself on the notion of uncanny. In that respect the works of three different surrealist artists, Max Ernst, Giorgio De Chirico, and Joan Miro, ...
Figure and flesh : Francis Bacon's challenge to the figurative tradition in Western art
(Bilkent University, 2002)
When figuring the body is at stake within the Western tradition of art, figuration comes up as a question of framing and controlling the mass of body (flesh, bones, body liquids etc…). The apparent obsession of Western ...