Repetition and imitation are an integral part of the development of knowledge and civilization. The paper “The Remake – Between Imitation and Creativity“ researches the genealogy and history of the practices of repetition and renovation in art history, as well as their application in a broader context in other fields. The paper discuses practices of remake in different arts – Its motives, techniques and functions. The questions about the essence of a remake are conceptualized through the prism of the antinomies original-copy, original-forgery, imitation, borrowing, and creativity. Issues of authenticity and authorship are discussed as well.