Walter Benjamin

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A Study for a Popular Film: Radu Jude Interviewed by Joseph Pomp
A white, middle-aged blond woman wearing a surgical mask sits at a table with flower bouquets laying at both sides of her and holds her hands in front of her palms-up in a shrugging gesture.

“It’s my mid-life crisis. I couldn’t afford a Porsche, so I made this film.”

A Study for a Popular Film: Radu Jude Interviewed by Joseph Pomp
A white, middle-aged blond woman wearing a surgical mask sits at a table with flower bouquets laying at both sides of her and holds her hands in front of her palms-up in a shrugging gesture.

“It’s my mid-life crisis. I couldn’t afford a Porsche, so I made this film.”

Revisiting History: Yvonne Rainer, Revisions: Essays by Apollo Musagète, Yvonne Rainer, and Others Reviewed by Rachel Valinsky
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A collection of texts by and about the groundbreaking choreographer and filmmaker.

Antoine Catala and Dan Graham
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The two artists discuss pleasure and participatory viewership in their work, and how each is linked to opposing qualities of discomfort and alienation.

John Akomfrah by Shezad Dawood
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On the eve of Signs of Empire, his current show at the New Museum, the British artist and filmmaker elaborates on how philosophy and the history of cinema have influenced his practice. 

Looking Back on 2017: Art
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Featuring selections by Corina Copp, Max Galyon, Patricia Spears Jones, S.D. Chrostowska, Karl Holmqvist, Phillip Lopate, Mary Simpson, and more.

The Arcades: Contemporary Art & Walter Benjamin by Claire Barliant
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Benjamin as hollow window dressing

The Hypochondriac in the Landscape by Walter Benjamin
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“The physicians oversee the procedure with a loaded rifle in order to slay any attacking germs.”

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