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aura

PETEROSBORNE


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DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631207535.1997.x


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A key term in Walter B enjamin's account of the historical development of the work of A rt . The aura registers the irreducible specificity or uniqueness of the traditional art object. It derives from the origin of art in ritual. In M odernity , A rt is characterized by the destruction and decay of the aura from technical reproduction. ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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