Name Descriptor: Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940×
  • [¿Tiene el arte un lugar?...]
    García Canclini, Néstor
    1982
    Néstor García Canclini, the anthropologist, professor, and cultural studies theoretician, interprets León Ferrari’s blue-printed and photocopied works, using the “aura” concept that was proposed by Walter Benjamin. He also underscores the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744316

  • Representación y soporte material in memoriam Walter Benjamin
    Lauer, Mirko, 1947-
    1981
    In the paper, “Representación y soporte material: In Memoriam a Walter Benjamin” [Representation and Medium: In Memoriam to Walter Benjamin], the Peruvian writer, Mirko Lauer, develops a general thesis on Abstract art based on historical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098871

  • The museum and the street
    Benítez, Marimar
    2000
    In this essay, art historian Marimar Benitez applies Walter Benjamins’s concept of the “aura” of the work of art, and its reduction in the age of mechanical reproduction to the assumed role of the museum as a religious temple of art. Comparing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 842787