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By Stefano Corbo

Eisenman has continuously been deeply drawn to the matter of shape in structure and has consistently challenged the classical notion of it. He attempted to attach his personal paintings with the cultural manifestations of the time: to start with less than the impact of Colin Rowe and his formalist reviews; secondly, by way of re-interpreting Chomsky’s linguistic theories; within the 80’s, via participating with Derrida and his de-constructivist strategy; extra lately by way of getting to know Henri Bergson's thought of Time. Taking a multi-disciplinary procedure according to the intersections among structure and philosophy, this ebook investigates some of these definitions and, in doing so, offers new insights into and a deeper knowing of the complexity of Eisenman’s work.

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