Figurate and Spectral Architecture: Of the Lithic, Ferric, and Plastic

In Grace and Gravity: Architectures of the Figure. London: Bloomsbury. pp. 115–59 (2020)
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The fourth of eight chapters from my recently published book "Grace and Gravity: Architectures of the Figure." The argumentation builds on terminology introduced in the first three chapters, the most important being the phased structure of the figure: prefiguration, figuration, and transfiguration. Also, the earlier developed interdependence of movement and standstill, which we find both in beauty and in grace, is here expanded in the relationship between the mineral, animal, and vegetable.
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