Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

French structuralist and semiotician
Through the mythology of Einstein, the world blissfully regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula.More Roland Barthes quotes [10/11/2011 10:10:49]
To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.More Roland Barthes quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Winter Photograph was my Ariadne, not because it would help me discover a secret thing (monster or treasure), but because it would tell me what constituted that thread which drew me toward Photography. I had understood that henceforth I must interrogate the evidence of Photography, not from the viewpoint of pleasure, but in relation to what we romantically call love and death.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What the Photograph reproduces to infinity has occurred only once: the Photograph mechanically repeats what could never be repeated existentially.More Roland Barthes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.More Roland Barthes quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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