Vol 22 (1) 2004
Van Genk’s Utopia and the Greyness of Existence – Ans van Berkum
On the Nature of the Creative Process in Art Brut, Reflections Inspired by the Work of Arthur Perreira – Frederik De Preester
Japanese Calligraphy: A Significant Coincidence for Pierre Alechinsky – Sarah Willems
Psychoanalysis in the Netherlands during World War II – Harry Stroeken
The Bodily Subject and the Subjective Body. From Theory to Clinic – Glenn Strubbe
Repetition in Psychosis: A Theoretical Question – Jochem Willemsen
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Repetition in Psychosis: A Theoretical Question
This article investigates the theoretical issue of whether the concept of repetition is applicable to psychosis. In the neurotic subject, repetition is a reaction to the lack in the Other. The subject is confronted with a lack, a chance event, a question to which he...
The Bodily Subject and the Subjective Body. From Theory to Clinic
The subject of this article is the body within the clinic of neurosis. A chronological summary of Jacques Lacan's theory of the body is presented and some crucial clinical implications are highlighted. Throughout Lacan's teaching, the Imaginary, Symbolic and the Real...
Psychoanalysis in the Netherlands during World War II
To understand what happened in the psychoanalytic world in Holland during the German occupation (1940-1945) we must have knowledge of the conflicts within the Dutch Society of Psychoanalysis in the nineteen-thirties. Those conflicts mainly deal with the subject of lay...
Japanese Calligraphy: A Significant Coincidence for Pierre Alechinsky
Starting from the biography and evolution of the art of Belgian artist Pierre Alechinsky, a psychobiographical hypothesis is formulated concerning an important shift in the artist's work, namely, his choosing to combine painting with calligraphy and writing. This...
On the Nature of the Creative Process in Art Brut, Reflections Inspired by the Work of Arthur Perreira
Starting from the viewpoint that Art Brut cannot be differentiated from professional art on the basis of an analysis of either its style or its content, the author questions the nature of the creative process in Art Brut, with reference to his observation of a...
Van Genk’s Utopia and the Greyness of Existence
Willem van Genk is Holland's most prominent outsider artist. He lived his life as a recluse in a small flat in the city of The Hague, fending off intruding bandits with the power of his paintings, collages, drawings and writings, with the hundreds of decorated...