Study of Alessandra (after Duchamp). August 2013.

Study of Alessandra (after Duchamp). August 2013.

That is to say ,in opposition between the spectral appearance of the sexualized body and the repulsive body in decay it is the spectral appearance which is real and the decaying body which is reality- we take recourse to the decaying body in order to avoid the deadly fascination with the real which draws us into its vortex of the Jouissance.

Slavoj Zizek.