Friday, January 15, 2016
Citations for reify
Indeed, this iconic image seems to reify today's conception of mid-century cool, our collective false nostalgia for a time when great design infiltrated the mass market and America was soaking up a glut of talented European émigrés…
Museums are just massive institutions designed to provide scholar-backed social capital to the notion of art-as-commodity and to reify the artist as a separate caste rather than art as a fundamental human activity.
Origin of reify
Reify can be traced to the Latin rēs meaning "thing." The suffix -ify, a variant of -fy, means "to make," "to cause to be," "render," and is used in the formation of verbs.