By Kenneth Goldsmith
Acclaimed artist Kenneth Goldsmith’s thousand web page appealing homage to ny City
Renowned poet and conceptual artist Kenneth Goldsmith collects an enormous collection of quotations approximately manhattan urban within the 20th century. This kaleidoscopic montage from hundreds of thousands of assets is a literary adoration of recent York because the capital of the area, and used to be encouraged by way of Walter Benjamin’s unfinished masterpiece, The Arcades venture, a compendium of quotations approximately nineteenth-century Paris.
Goldsmith brings jointly a major archive of quotations approximately glossy big apple from novels, histories, newspapers, memoirs, letters, ads and extra not going resources, all prepared into lyrical and philosophical different types. the result's a magisterial and poetic heritage of recent York within the 20th century, and a rare, specific e-book of experimental literature.
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Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century by Kenneth Goldsmith