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4| summer 1996





Editorial 

Mia Hatgis

Beneath a flowering tree: 
An 18th-century Indian petticoat piece

Sarah Foster

Going shopping in 18th-century Dublin

Kristina Huneault

With shield and sword: 
Working women in trade-union imagery

Esther Leslie

The exotic of the everyday: 
Critical theory in the parlour

other things


Stephen Escritt

The names Goldfinger, Ernö Goldfinger
Goldfinger House
London

Clive Wainwright

Unloved and unlovely
De Lelijke Tijd: Pronkstukken van Nederlandse interieurkunst 1835-1895
(The age of ugliness: showpieces of Dutch decorative art 1835-1895)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
22 November 1995 - 31 March 1996

Jaan Kaplinski

Poem
Translated from the Estonian by Hildi Hawkins

Hannah Andrassy

Read the book, then wear the clothes
Sinclair-Stevenson, London

Clive Hilton

Driller thriller
The British Dental Association Museum
London

Rosa Liksom

Varvara-Coco-Cher
Following fashion in Moscow.
Translated from the Finnish by Hildi Hawkins

Russell Flinchum

Piggy in the middle
Craft in the Machine Age 1920 -1945
American Craft Museum, New York

Alistair O'Neill

Concealing transparency
Jil Sander Catalogue Spring/Summer 1995

Tama Janowitz

Spells
Extract from Slaves of New York

Katherine Sharp

For what we are about to receive
Quadrille, London

Stephen Kent

Spirits of the past
Dennis Severs's house
Spitalfields, London

Victoria Kelley

Naming names
Designs of the Times: One Hundred Years of the Royal College of Art
Royal College of Art Galleries, London
7 February - 20 March 1996

Stephen Escritt

Revival of the fittest
Raphael Samuel: Theatres of Memory
Verso, London

Phaidon, London

Prada coat, 600

Francesca Vanke

Easy on the eye
Relentless Perfection  At Home with Lord Leighton
Leighton House Museum
Holland Park, London
16 February - 21 April 1996

Frederic Leighton: 1830-1896
Royal Academy of Arts
Piccadilly, London
15 February - 21 April 1996

Leighton House at Liberty
Liberty, Regent Street, London
21 March - 20 April 1996

Charles Saumarez Smith

Ordering things
Routledge, London and New York

Ann Kelly

Scents and sensibility
A Day at the Wells
The Corn Exchange
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Grace Lees

Coming round again
Recycling: Forms for the Next Century
Crafts Council Gallery, London
22 February - 21 April 1996

Thora Veblen

Dream shopping
Lost in the supermarket

Thomas Kleibrink

Just one careful owner
Guns and jewellery in Berlin

Gareth Williams & Eleanor John

Whodunnit?
Auctions of modern design

Hildi Hawkins

Superfluous things
Sovjet Design  Rosa Liksomin kotimuseo 
(Soviet design  Rosa Liksom's home museum)
Lenin Museum
Tampere, Finland
5 January - 15 September 1996

Dipti Bhagat

The Hottentot Venus
The strange fate of Saartjie Bartman