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Museum Without Walls by André Malraux
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it was amazing

An underappreciated gem, that one starts dreaming of reading for the second time while still in the middle of the book. Erudite doesn't begin to describe it: Malraux deconstructs art history and glues it back together in a way that exposes new angles of settled art theory concepts under everyone's noses. The book connects the dots I never knew could be connected and gives a philosophical and humanistic perspective to the way seeing affects one's thinking. The art history will never seem lineal again after reading this piece of art philosophy, which, in a truly futuristic way gains back it's relevance in the digital era.

P.S. I especially recommend it to those who are already familiar with writings by Walter Benjamin or John Berger on how photography and film affect the meaning of the original masterpiece.
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Reading Progress

July 10, 2018 – Shelved
July 10, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
July 22, 2018 – Started Reading
July 22, 2018 – Finished Reading

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