On the New by Boris Groys

By Boris Groys

EPUB eISBN: 9781781682944
Authored via: Boris Groys
Translated by means of: G. M. Goshgarian
Original booklet (as Über das Neue with Carl Hanser Verlag München Wien): 1992
Electronic booklet (and English release): 2014

at the New seems on the economies of trade and valuation that force sleek culture's key websites: the highbrow industry and the archive. As principles circulate from one context to a different, newness is created. This non-stop transferring of the road that separates the precious from the valueless, tradition from profanity, is on the heart of Boris Groys's research which goals to map the uncharted territory of what constitutes inventive innovation and what techniques underpin its acceptance and appropriation.

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Boris Groys is among the so much influential voices in modern cultural feedback. he's a thinker, essayist, artwork critic, media theorist, and an across the world acclaimed specialist on late-Soviet postmodern artwork and literature. His writing engages the wildly disparate traditions of French post-structuralism and sleek Russian philosophy.

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The band, worn rather low on the forehead, is wider than the string-like diadem o f phase two, which is pushed upward at the front and narrowed to accommodate the frame o f curls around the face. The channels that i n a few places cut across the traces o f a first diadem seem to agree w i t h the arrangement o f locks i n the second coiffure, not the first, and to have been made i n the course o f reworking. The added locks, applied i n several pieces, must have A Hellenistic Portrait Head received at least their final carving after being cemented i n place, since the thin slices o f marble would have been too brittle to work on i f unsupported.

72. The possibility has been suggested that this is the likeness o f a nonroyal leader, a city dynast whose portrait would be i n the "civic" tradition. 41. Smith (note 16), p. 46 n. 2. A. Linfert ("Bärtige Herrscher," Jdl 91 [1976], p. i 5 7 f f ) speaks o f the "Prätendentenbärte" worn by princes claiming the throne, a claim validated by the link w i t h and mourning for a predecessor, as well as beards worn by semibarbarian rulers. Queyrel ([note 12], p. " pi. 79, 4 (Flaminios, coin minted soon after 179 B .

See Richter (note 8 ) , vol. 3 , p. 2 8 2 , fig. 2 0 2 0 , for Poseidonios of Apamea (ca. 1 3 5 - 4 5 B . C . ) ; vol. 1 , p. I 5 i f f , figs. 8 6 0 - 6 5 , 42 Herrmann 867-68, for the Hellenistic portrait o f Hippokrates. See Richter-Smith (note 8), p. I 7 i f , figs. 132-33, for the portrait type, clearly a late Hellenistic creation, representing the fifthcentury poet Panyassis o f Halikarnassos. 39. École française d'Athènes, Exploration archéologique de Délos X I I I ; C. Michalowski, Les portraits hellénistiques et romains (Paris, 1932), p.

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