The Open Work
More than twenty years after its original appearance in Italian, The Open Work remains significant for its powerful concept of "openness"--the artist's decision to leave arrangements of some constituents of a work to the public or to chance--and for its striking anticipation of two major themes of contemporary literary theory: the element of multiplicity and plurality in...more
Georges Didi-Huberman, an art historian, explained in one of these interview that to be a good art historian, you need to be both philologist and poet.
It is a difficult book to get through, but only because every page has at least one, if not twenty, ideas that you would want to think about for the rest of the the day, week or month.
I loved it and everyone should read it.