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Walter Benjamin

James Joyce German-born French photographer Gisèle Freund had one fascinating life. She was a student of Adorno in the 1930s and fled Germany for France and eventually Argentina during World War II. Her portrait of James Joyce—a notoriously difficult get—appeared on the May 8, 1939, cover of Time Magazine. In the 1950s her “liberal” views got her into trouble with the McCarthyites. Her luxurious photos of Eva Perón, which appeared in Life Magazine in 1950, got the magazine banned in…

An Exhibition Inspired by Walter Benjamin's 'The Arcades Project'

Opening on March 17 at the Jewish Museum, The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin intends to reflect the sprawling text in both content and form.

Walter Benjamin on Explosive Reading and the Storyteller

Walter Benjamin considers The Storyteller an artistic observer capabale of seeing and communicating beauty in a way that transforms readers and listeners.

Gallery of The Long(ish) Read: Walter Benjamin Unpacking his Library  - 1

Image 1 of 3 from gallery of The Long(ish) Read: Walter Benjamin Unpacking his Library. Walter Benjamin in Paris. Image © Gisèle Freund

Walter Benjamin Quotes & Sayings

30 most famous Walter Benjamin quotes and sayings (critic). These are the first 10 quotes we have. Quote #1 - Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its.

Walter Benjamin’s membership card to the Bibliothèque nationale de France, 1940.

For over 1,000 years, critics have helped to define what makes an artwork “good,” propelling major shifts in aesthetic tastes.