By Andrew Gibson
Badiou and Beckett are situations of a vestigial or melancholic modernism; that's, within the enamel of a latest tradition that goals ever extra ambitiously of plenitude, they devote themselves to a rigorous idea of restrict and intermittency. fact and price are occasional and infrequent. it really is seldom that the opportunity occasion arrives to disturb the inertia of the realm. For Badiou, although, it's the occasion and its outcomes by myself that subject. Beckett quite insists at the universal event of intermittency as destitution. His paintings is a chain of limit-figures, exquisitely sophisticated and nuanced kinds for an international whose nation of likely inflexible paralysis can be constantly risky, delicately balanced.
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