Walter Benjamin's "Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" Translated from English to American, 2010
66 pages, staple-bound (and it's photocopied... whoa)
Asking the question, “What the fuck is aura?” this lo-fi publication of Art Theory for Americans is at once ridiculous and useful, providing a translation of Walter Benjamin’s seminal text into layperson American vernacular. Includes black and white illustrations from contemporary pop culture.
Originally exhibited at Pop Coochie! curated by Damien Gilley at IGLOO Gallery, Portland, OR.
Available in the SMP online store, and also at the following retailers:
Printed Matter, Inc | 195 10th Ave | New York, NY
Spoonbill & Sugartown | 218 Bedford Ave #1K | Brooklyn, NY
Monograph Bookwerks | 5005 NE 27th Ave at Alberta | Portland, OR