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- n. The quality of being unrepresentable.
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And the aesthetic's claim to recognize its laws as unrepresentable (and therefore uncriticizeable) is also in a sense an illusion, since, as Ferris will soon show, this unrepresentability can immediately be read as, once again, violence.
Aesthetic education is nothing less than a process of recognizing the aesthetic's unrepresentable laws, the unrepresentability of which removes them from the reach of criticism.
Indeed, quarantine is as much a metaphorical trope as it is an actual procedure, and the exhibition pays more than lip service to the concept's stubborn unrepresentability.