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October 2020

Vol. 162 | No. 1411

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Editorial

Terence Conran, marchand-mercier

Was life in 1950s Britain so very awful? Every assessment of the legacy of Terence Conran, who died last month at the age of eighty-eight, has insisted that it was. In an amusing overview of Conran’s impact on British culture, the Guardian journalist Suzanne Moore recalled ‘the drabness of the postwar years, the grey houses, the Spam fritters, the

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Derek Jarman: My Garden’s Boundaries are the Horizon

Earlier this year Derek Jarman’s aptly named Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, perched on a bleak shingle headland on the Kent coast, was saved for the nation. The fate of the artist, filmmaker and activist’s pitchblackened and Naples yellow cottage and its more celebrated garden is now secure (Fig.20). The ensemble has been described as ‘an inspiring example 

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    By Christopher Maxwell
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  • Picturing Mount Yandang: the travel paintings and landscape aesthetics of Yu Jianhua

    By Pedith Chan
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  • In search of Hanako: fifty portraits by Rodin

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  • Turbans in the Strozzi Chapel: Filippino Lippi and the Mamluk embassies to Florence

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  • Three eminent art historians: a Chinese encounter

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  • The origins of Edward Hopper’s earliest oil paintings

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  • William H. Gerdts (1929–2020)

    By Kenneth McConkey
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  • Japan: Courts and Culture

    By Clare Pollard
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  • Mittelalterliche Retabel in Hessen. Volume 1: Bildsprache, Bildgestalt, Bildgebrauch; and Volume 2: Werke, Kontexte, Ensembles (Denkmäler Deutscher Kunst: Studien zur internationalen Architekturund Kunstgeschichte, 166)

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  • Optics, Ethics and Art in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Looking into Peter of Limoges’s Moral Treatise on the Eye’

    By Luca Palozzi
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  • Botticelli: Heroines and Heroes

    By Jeremy Howard
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  • The Album of the World Emperor: Cross-Cultural Collecting and the Art of Album-Making in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • Poussin as a Painter: From Classicism to Abstraction

    By Pierre Rosenberg
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  • Jesuitenerbe in Peking: Sakralbauten und transkulturelle Räume, 1600–1800

    By Niklas Leverenz
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  • Antonio Mancini: Catalogo ragionato dell’opera. Volume I: La pittura a olio; and Volume II: Repertori

    By Rosalind McKever
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  • Weaving Modernism: Postwar Tapestry Between Paris and New York

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  • Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction

    By Sarah Bolwell
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  • Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century

    By Archishman Sarker
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  • St Albans Cathedral Wall Paintings

    By Jane Spooner
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  • Mrs. Delany: A Life

    By Alain Kerhervé
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  • Cardiff Castle and the Marquesses of Bute

    By Michael Hall
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  • John Heartfield: Photography Plus Dynamite

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  • Stories of Painted Pages: Manuscripts and Illuminations Recovered by the Florentine Cultural Heritage Protection Unit

    By Nicholas Herman
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  • Orazio Borgianni: A Restless Genius in Caravaggio’s Rome

    By John Gash
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  • Sights of Wonder

    By Lisa Stein
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  • August Sander: Sardinia 1927

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  • Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

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  • Derek Jarman: My Garden’s Boundaries are the Horizon

    By Todd Longstaffe-Gowan