By Francois-Xavier Gleyzon,Todd McGowan,Greg Hainge,Garry Bettinson,Eric G. Wilson,Scott Wilson,Michael Chion,Jason T. Clemence,Joshua D. Gonsalves,Louis Armand
"Probing, fearless and scrupulous, the amount remains as regards to the pained exactitude of an unrelenting oeuvre, strongly assisting its bothered and abjected parts, the glacial vocabularies and spectral prods that experience made Lynch unbypassable, precious and enduring."
--Avital Ronell, manhattan University
"David Lynch in thought takes us deeper into the center of Lynch's paintings than the artist himself ever may, since it registers not just the seismic shudders and wild eclecticism of his studio practices, yet strains the results of his paintings at the sensoria of a brilliantly chosen array of serious views. This exceptional assortment should be required analyzing for any longer learn of Lynch's art."
--W. J. T. Mitchell, collage of Chicago
"Francois-Xavier Gleyzon's new selection of essays on David Lynch makes a compelling case for the urgency of Lynch's paintings, this day greater than ever. those lucid interrogations of Lynch's unfolding oeuvre, together with essays by way of many of the absolute best psychoanalytic and philosophical movie critics, sew jointly the items of a fable within which Eraserhead feels as modern as Inland Empire. crucial studying for students and scholars operating in movie and idea, and people people whose waking goals are haunted via snatches of sound and lightweight from Lynch's singular art."
--Kenneth Reinhard, UCLA
"This attractive choice of twelve essays and an interview with Michel Chion should be likened to as many surprise waves slicing via David Lynch's cinema and images. every one trained by way of severe tools on top of things with the paintings, the essays turn into, within the robust feel of the time period, occasions. a few contact on electrical allure and breakage, others at the ghost-like nature of the cinema, others on inventive abjection and fetishism. Written through specialists, filmmakers and artists, all parent, as Chion notes within the ultimate pages, the powerful measure to which Lynch is a commanding auteur of our time. Francois-Xavier Gleyzon is to be congratulated for having engineered an explosive paintings that opens Lynch and movie conception onto unexpected strains of inquiry."
--Tom Conley, Harvard University
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