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8| summer 1998





Editorial

Lucy Peltz

The pleasure of the book: 
Extra-illustration, an 18th-century fashion

Margaret Campbell

Affie cauld and affie lonely: 
Tuberculosis shelters in Britain, 1900 -1930

Flora Samuel

A confession of faith in stone: 
Carl Gustav Jung's tower at Bollingen

Hildi Hawkins

Keeping the Cold War cold 
Finland, America and the Design in Scandinavia exhibition, 1954 -1957

other things


Jonathan Bell

Cut'n'paste
Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain
Royal Festival Hall, London
6 February - 16 March 1998

Flora Samuel

Thought, word and deed
Shaker: The Art of Craftsmanship
Barbican Art Gallery, London
22 January - 26 April 1998

Martin Amis

Real men
Extract from the novel 'God's Dice'

Rosemary Hill

A painter's progress
Faber & Faber, London

Christopher Mount

Life's little luxuries
Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-1997
The Bard Graduate Center, New York
27 February - 14 June 1998

Augusto Monterroso

A very short story

Steve Baker

Mon velo
Cycling, writing, dreaming

Carol Tulloch

Into focus
Photos and Phantasms: Harry Johnston's
Photographs of the Caribbean (1908-9)
The Royal Geographical Society, London
3 -13 March 1998

Georges Perec

Poem from Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

Liz Boggis

identity::crisis
powerhouse::uk
Horseguards Parade, London
8 -16 April 1998

Pas car

Elocution rhyme

Andrew Bolton

Glocal heroes
Asia City
Photographer's Gallery, London
3 April - 16 May 1998

Anne Aurasmaa

Here be monsters
Myths and Monsters
Natural History Museum, London
5 April - 13 September 1998
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Lost Sense
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
14 February - 20 September 1998

Edmund de Waal

Leaving home
A potter's goodbye to the things he makes

Virginia Woolf

Here comes the 19th century
Extract from the novel Orlando

Philip Nobel

The 1998 New York International Auto Show
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York,
11 -19 April 1998

Victoria Kelley

Into the blue
The beauty of pregnancy testing kits

Susan Howe

Scandiwegianism
IKEA's PS range and the Nordic design tradition

Rosemary Hill

Straitlaced stories
Marianne Thesander - The Feminine Ideal
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Abrams, New York

Bettina Schurkamp

Sizing up
Rem Koolhaas - S, M, L, XL
Taschen, Cologne

Peter Davidson

The Englishman's catechism
Poem

Lisa Hirst

Shooting fashion
Jurgen Teller
The Photographer's Gallery, London
29 May - 25 July 1998
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Jurgen Teller - Edited and designed by Cornel Windlin
Taschen, Cologne

Hans Christian Andersen

The bottle
A biography