Walter Benjamin Quote

The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.


Illuminations (ed. Random House, 2015) - ISBN: 9781473524446

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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The...

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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The...

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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The...

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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The...