Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy.Examining Benjamin’s contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier and Sigfried Giedion, this book also situates Benjamin’s work within more recent developments in architecture and urbanism.This is a concise...
By Brian Elliott
Series: Thinkers for Architects (Book 6)
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 14, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1364310
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Benjamin can be difficult to understand. This introduction is a fairly comprehensible introduction.