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By Victor Burgin

'Art theory', understood as these different types of aesthetics, paintings historical past and feedback which begun within the Enlightenment and culminated in 'high modernism', is now at an finish. those essays, analyzing the interdependencies of advertisements, movie, portray and images, represent a decision for a 'new artwork conception' - a convention of writing whose finish is to give a contribution to a normal 'theory of representations': an figuring out of the modes and technique of symbolic articulation of our different types of sociality and subjectivity.

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