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Jürgen Krusche: What Is Beautiful?

This video presents Jürgen Krusche’s talk from the “What Is Beautiful?” event. Krusche focuses on a provocative thesis: that ugliness is an important aspect of the urban environment. He comes to this conclusion by teasing out the implications of maintaining a well-regulated and tidy public space—that is, a beautiful one—and whether such a space can meet the needs of all who use it.

Director: Benjamin Kahlmeyer. DOP: Max v. Matthiessen. Sound: Niklas Olscha. Editor: Ramona Schopinski. Assistant Editor: Rebekka Meßner. Producer: Johannes v. Liebenstein. Film production: Lovestone Film. Music provided by: Mona Davis Beat.

© 2012 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Date added: Aug 27

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