Temple of Manufacturing Presented by Storefront for Art and Architecture in Collaboration with COMPANY (Aamu Song & Johan Olin)
“That which withers in the age of mechanical reproduction is the aura of the work of art.” Walter Benjamin
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
In the 1950s, in the midst of modern discourse regarding industrial design, Charles and Ray Eames aimed to produce “the best, for the most, for the least.” More than fifty years later, global processes of mass production have complicated the democratic aspirations that the Eames sought to espouse.
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