Restoring Culture to Manage the Subjective

Authors

  • Rob van Gerwen University Utrecht

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4084232

Keywords:

restoration, aesthetic value, subjective, authenticity

Abstract

When we want a cultural object restored, the major reason for this is the value that we attribute to the thing. Paradoxically, restoration is an objective process, but its aim is the preservation of the thing's subjective appreciation. What does this paradox consist in?

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2019-07-16

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