Cézanne’s influence on French Phenomenologists

Another telling sign of Cézanne’s influence on later French phenoms is the following. Phenoms make it their life project to unite permanence (objectivity) with experience (subjectivity). Cézanne was stretching for the same.

“…and his contention that he was recreating Poussin ‘after nature’ underscored his desire to unite observation of nature with the permanence of classical composition.”

“Cézanne was interested in the simplification of naturally occurring forms to their geometric essentials…” (By the way, this quote is almost the definition of “eidetic reduction.” Phenoms do it in words, Cézanne did in art.)

~ Wikipedia

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