Benjamin's Blind Spot
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The writings collected in this 2001 book use Walter Benjamin's landmark 1937 essay "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" as a springboard to apply Benjamin's insights to an unusually diverse selection of topics. Presented in the book's margins are extensive excerpts from The Manual of Lost Ideas, a collection of images and related documents that arrived at the ICI as an anonymous bequest in 1955.
Editor: Lise Patt
Publisher: Institute of Cultural Inquiry
Book design: forger.com
This edition is packaged with a full sheet of 9 four-color stamps of images from the book. These stamps are designed to be inserted in the book as miniature color illustrations; or they may be used separately as decorative stamps.
ISBN: 1-889917-04-4 (commemorative edition)
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