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(Phaidon Press, 2004-12)
Named after the "Ouija board" for his uncanny ability to arrive at the scene of a crime before the police, Weegee recorded the dark side of New York's streets. No sordid crime seemed to escape his flash and no crime was ...
Dangerous Liaisons : Relationships Between Design, Craft and Art
The title for this special issue takes its starting point from Choderlos de Laclos’ novel depicting the machinations, seduction and jealousies of a ménage a trois, a fitting analogy for the complex matrices of the affinities ...
'Louis Mazzini’s Postcard: the Genius Loci of Kind Hearts and Coronets'
Kind Hearts and Coronets is about an arriviste, Louis Mazzini, working his way up through the English class system. Concomitantly, the symbol of English landed wealth, the country estate, is central to the film. However, ...
Quatremere de Quincy and the instrumentality of the museum
In this paper I want to explore some of the ways in which art lost the capacity to embody knowledge in late eighteenth century France with particular reference to the writings of the art critic, archaeologist and academician, ...
Peripheralising Patriarchy Gender and Identity in Post Soviet Art. A View from the West
The exhibition catalogue, After the Wall (Stockholm-Berlin1999) asserted that body-based art has been a major means for representing the identity crises invoked in central and Eastern Europe by the geo-political changes ...
The i-map research project: work in progress
This article asserts that the process of information gathering and handling has shifted in a digital information environment. These shifts pose new challenges for students in evaluating and using information which has ...