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

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

Horst Bredekamp

Published January 1st 1995
ISBN : 9781558760936
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168 pages
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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 baroqueMoreThe 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.