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By Kenneth Goldsmith

Acclaimed artist Kenneth Goldsmith’s thousand web page attractive homage to big apple City

Renowned poet and conceptual artist Kenneth Goldsmith collects a big collection of quotations approximately big apple urban within the 20th century. This kaleidoscopic montage from thousands of resources is a literary adoration of recent York because the capital of the realm, and used to be encouraged by means of Walter Benjamin’s unfinished masterpiece, The Arcades Project, a compendium of quotations approximately nineteenth-century Paris.

Goldsmith brings jointly an incredible archive of quotations approximately sleek big apple from novels, histories, newspapers, memoirs, letters, ads and extra not likely resources, all equipped into lyrical and philosophical different types. the result's a magisterial and poetic historical past of recent York within the 20th century, and a unprecedented, distinctive ebook of experimental literature.

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