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CURRENT READING: THE LANGUAGE OF FASHION: ROLAND BARTHES

Chanel, it is said, keeps fashion on the edge of barbarism all the more to overwhelm it with all the values of the classical.Chanel, it is said, keeps fashion on the edge of barbarism all the more to overwhelm it with all the values of the classical.

If today you open a history of our literature, you should find there the name of a new classical author: Coco

AT LE PALACE TONIGHT, BY ROLAND BARTHES FROM VOGUE-HOMMES, MAY 1978

Le Palace in 1978: “an immense spectacle of lights playing over bodies” .Le Palace in 1978: “an immense spectacle of lights playing over bodies” .

"Is not the great raw material of modern art, of our daily art—is it not, in this era, light? In ordinary theatres, light is remote, fastened to the stage….here light occupies a deep space, within which it comes alive and performs like an actor; an intelligent laser, with a complicated and refined mind, like an exhibitor of abstract sculptures, produces enigmatic traces, with sudden mutations: circles, rectangles, ellipses, tracks, cables, galaxies, fringes."

Roland Barthes.

ARTBREAK: WOLFGANG TILMANS: AR

(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes(language experiences orgasm upon touching itself) : Roland Barthes

“Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.

CURRENT READING: EMPIRE OF SIGNS:ROLAND BARTHES

A sample of Roland Barthe's poetic insights about JapanA sample of Roland Barthe's poetic insights about Japan

5 reasons why Barthes "meditation" on Japan as an epiphany of "empty signs" has me awestruck

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