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By Mario Perniola

Art and its Shadow is a unprecedented research of the kingdom and which means of latest paintings and movie. Ranging around the paintings of Andy Warhol, cyberpunk, Wim Wenders, Derek Jarman, pondering on distinction and the potential of a philosophical cinema, Mario Perniola examines the newest and most annoying developments in art.Perniola explores how paintings - particularly in posthumanism, psychotic realism and severe paintings - keeps to outlive regardless of the hype of the paintings marketplace and the realm of mass communique and replica. He argues that the which means of paintings within the glossy global not lies in aesthetic price (above the paintings work), nor in renowned style (below the artwork work), yet beside the art, within the shadow created through either the paintings institution and the area of mass communications. during this shadow is what's skipped over of account through either industry and mass media: the trouble of artwork, an information which can by no means be totally published, and a brand new aesthetic future.

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