Chapter nine of “The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction” is somewhat longer than the previous one, so prepare for an hours worth of writing art theory! If you are just joining us, please start the course from the beginning; It will do you no good to drop in at this point.
We’re past the halfway mark of this tutorial series, and by now you ought to feel that writing like Walter Benjamin comes easier to you. If you’re still struggling, don’t worry about it — writing art theory is hard work and you might not get it right the first time. Revisit those episodes which give you grief, and you will soon find that studious attention will do wonders for your skill.