On the New

On the New

by Boris Groys
     
 

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On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is at the center of Boris Groys'sSee more details below

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On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is at the center of Boris Groys's investigation which aims to map the uncharted territory of what constitutes artistic innovation and what processes underpin its recognition and appropriation.

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"One of the most astute commentators on the art scene today."—New Left Review

"Groys combines revelatory analysis with philosophical questions that go to the heart of cultural production today."—Iwona Blazwick

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ISBN-13:
9781781682944
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
07/15/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
1 MB

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