Abstract

The article examines the work of contemporary British artist Rachel Whiteread in the light of Lacan's L'Éthique de la psychanalyse, and particularly his concept of 'la Chose', arguing that Whiteread's work illuminates this concept and the relationship Lacan establishes between the 'container' of signification and the empty space of potentiality it contains

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Additional Information

ISSN
1931-0234
Print ISSN
0014-0767
Pages
pp. 55-67
Launched on MUSE
2007-10-30
Open Access
No
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