The Lure of Antiquity and the Cult of the Machine: The Kunstkammer and the Evolution of Nature, Art and Technology

The Lure of Antiquity and the Cult of the Machine: The Kunstkammer and the Evolution of Nature, Art and Technology

By: Horst Bredekamp (author), Allison Brown (translator), Anthony T. Grafton (preface_author)Hardback

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The Kunstkammer was a display of art and oddities amassed by wealthy Europeans during the 16th to 18th centuries. This text explores the relations between art, science and scholarship in early modern Europe, advancing the view that the baroque Kunstkammer is the nucleus of modern cyberspace.

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  • ISBN13: 9781558760936
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781558760936
  • ISBN10: 1558760938
  • translations: German

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