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L'œuvre d'art à l'épreuve de sa reproduction imprimée

Abstract : Printed reproductions of works of art are a source of an ambiguity in the status of the artwork thus reproduced. We observe this duality through three types of articulation of the work of art in the form of its printed reproduction: evidence, derivation and re-use. However, in indicating a confusion these forms do not allow us to distinguish between the artistic and non-artistic statement. The intention of the person behind the reproduction should make it possible ¤ their action, following their intention, will be aimed towards a particular horizon; it should therefore be simple for the viewer to classify a reproduction, and yet, confusion persists. The reproduction of the work of art takes it into unfamiliar worlds, constantly shifting the boundaries between art and non-art through the action of exchange, rupture, and decontextualisation. It disturbs the ¤habitus¤ that allows us to recognise the work of art; it asks us to endlessly re-examine the relationships which define it, to accept a play of boundaries that modifies not only the definition of the work of art but also the values and the aesthetic experience that it produces
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Virginie Bourget. L'œuvre d'art à l'épreuve de sa reproduction imprimée. domain_stic.cine. Université Rennes 2, 2007. Français. ⟨tel-00267657⟩



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