Criminal news item as current version of the ready-made:
relations between the history of avant-gardes and the aesthetics of murder.
This edition is a revised and enhanced version of Jean-Michel Rabaté's English book Given: 1° Art 2° Crime. Modernity, Murder and Mass Culture, Brighton, Sussex Academic Press, 2007.
Jean-Michel Rabaté is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania.