My discourse proceeds in the following way: each term is sustained only in its topological relation with the others.

Jacques Lacan | Book XI: The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis

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I've worked out of a series of no's. No to exquisite light, no to apparent compositions, no to the seduction of poses or narrative. And all these no's force me to the "yes." I have a white background. I have the person I'm interested in and the thing that happens between us.


Avedon, Richard.  "Avedon: Roar of an Aging Lion."  Van Ripper, Frank. The Washington Post 21 Nov. 2002. 

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A Desire To Obtain Absolute Difference
Anxiety as a Signal
Desire Proper to the Analyst
Efficacious Transference
Freedom and Self-Emergence
Introduction to the Thing
More Than I Know
Relations of Power
Silent Relationship with the Other
The Analytical Relation
The Notion of Liberation
The Shamans and Sorcerers. The Psychoanalysts. The Artists.
The Place I Have Come To

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