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By Victor Burgin

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

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