Benjamin Walter

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 (bĕn′yə-mēn′), Walter 1892-1940.
German critic and philosopher whose works include "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" (1936) and The Arcades Project, a posthumously published study of the origins of modernity.
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