One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The large show (more than 40 artists, though not all the work is displayed) presents a flock of sexy, edgy, beautifully painted dolls, not one of which sinks into preciousness.’
- ‘Above that the ubiquitous black square negates the image like some dark doppelgänger, a reminder of the eventual death of the picture on its obverse, constantly reinscribing the preciousness of this unique object.’
- ‘Life needs to be valued for itself based on concepts like the preciousness of life.’
- ‘The project, which was intended as an experiment and a comment on notions of preciousness, greed and consumer society, was hyped as a ‘treasure hunt’ for ‘golden garbage’.’
- ‘It is a gift of such preciousness that it is almost indescribable.’
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