Art/Lévi-Strauss: the artist has something of the scholar and the hobbyist at the same time. One creates events through structures, the other structures through events.
Works of art: are mostly miniature models of their sublime themes.
The strength of this model lies in the fact that it compensates for the renunciation of sensual dimensions by gaining intellectual dimensions._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
La pensée sauvage, Paris 1962
Das Wilde Denken Frankfurt/M. 1973
The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series) Chicago 1966