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FROM ZOMBIE ART TO DEAD ART

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 March 2016

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Zombie art, or salvage art, are artworks that are damaged beyond repair, deemed ‘no-longer-art’ by insurance companies, and removed from the market and stored at claims inventories due to their purported loss of value. This paper aims to make sense of the notion of zombie art. It then aims to determine whether artefacts that fall under this concept retain any aesthetic value, and whether they can genuinely cease being artworks, i.e. be dead art.

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Copyright © The Royal Institute of Philosophy 2016 

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