Book Reviews 4. See Anthony White, Lucio Fontana: Between Utopia and Kitsch (Cambridge, MA: the forces of negation or negativity undo or ‘blow ... over’ MIT Press and October Books, 2011). the work itself, leaving the temporal residues, pentimenti, 5. Jaleh Mansoor, ‘Fontana’s Atomic Age Abstraction: The Spatial Concepts and or palimpsests behind? the Television Manifesto’, October, vol. 124, October 2008, p. 145, footnote 18. These questions are shared by two recent publications on 6. For ‘prefiguration’, also known as ‘typology’, see Erich Auerbach, ‘Figura’, first published in 1944 and now available in Erich Auerbach, Scenes from the Drama American experiments in word and visual expression, or of European Literature: Six Essays (New York: Meridian Books, 1959). what W.J.T. Mitchell calls the ‘imagetext’—those ‘com- 7. Silvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation posite, synthetic works (or concepts) that combine image (New York: Autonomedia, 2004). and text’, namely Mary Jacobus’ Reading Cy Twombly: Poetry 8. Rosen Margit et al. (eds), A Little-Known Story about a Movement, a Magazine and and Paint (which provides Paz’s ‘Writing’ as its epigraph), the Computer’s Arrival in Art: New Tendencies and Bit International, 1961–1973 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011). and
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