a diorama of an art exhibition

in a cabin, under the pepper tree, down by the sea

Wednesday

Walter Benjamin - Paris Arcades

In 1927, on the occasion of a several-months-long visit to Paris, Walter Benjamin began taking notes on the Parisian Arcades for his most ambitious book project, which remained unfinished because of the repeatedly interrupted work process and, ultimately, his suicide in Portbou in 1940 when fleeing the German occupation. It was published posthumously as The Arcades Project. ...

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http://www.hatjecantz.de/controller.php?cmd=detail&titzif=00002894&lang=en

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