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Sophie Jung

SOPHIE JUNG was born in 1982 in Luxembourg. She studied photography and media arts at the Folkwang School in Essen (Germany), the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, graduated in 2011 from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, and is currently studying for an M.A. in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London.


On Criticism
Sophie Jung with Lucien Kayser

For as long as aesthetics was kept within strict limits, say until the end of the 19th century, when works had to comply with a set of rules, a proper canon inherited from the Greek ideal of beauty with equivalent values for both truth and justice, criticism was (only) the art of judging, of giving an opinion about compliance.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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