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things 5
winter 1996-97
Louise Ward
Chintz, swags and bows
The myth of English country-house style
Sarah Kane
The silver swan
The biography of a curiosity
Hannah Andrassy
Spinning a golden thread
The introduction of elastic into swimwear
Philip I. Nobel
Disney and the New Urbanism

other things
Jody Rosen
Imagining Manhattan
NYNY: City of Ambition
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
3 July - 27 October 1996
Simon Armitage
A hip flask
Miles Glendinning
Mackintosh, Mockintosh
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition
McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
25 May - 30 September 1996
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
21 November 1996 - 16 February 1997
The Art Institute of Chicago
29 March - 22 June 1997
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA
3 August - 12 September 1997
edited by Wendy Kaplan
Abbeville Press, New York
Esther Leslie
Negative vibes
Gargantua: Manufactured Mass Culture
Verso, London
August Strindberg - What modern was
Victoria Kelley
Exceedingly good stories
Toby Litt - Adventures in Capitalism
Secker & Warburg, London
Steve Baker
Altered states
Gabriel Orozco
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
26 July - 22 September 1996
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Berlin
11 January - 2 March 1997
Rachel Whiteread: Shedding Life
Tate Gallery, Liverpool
14 September 1996 - 5 January 1997
Rebecca Arnold
Costume drama
National Trust, London
Frank Cartledge
The fashion of violence
Style and the football scally
Russell Flinchum
The He-Type
The E-Type Jaguar
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
William Carlos Williams
A sort of a song
Hildi Hawkins
Dime and again
Aika. Tiden. Time
Helsinki City Museum, Finland
Margaret Atwood
In love with Raymond Chandler
Short story
Maren Nelson
Is this seat taken?
100 Masterpieces: Furniture that Made the Twentieth Century
Design Museum, London
Woody Allen
To be a chair
Short story
Susan Pearce
La dolce vita
Vases and Volcanoes: Sir William Hamilton and his Collection
British Museum, London
Maria Georgaki
A nation of good children
First-grade readers in Greek primary schools
Steve Baker
Curiosity and delight
HarperCollins, New York
Lisa Hirst
The YSL's in the post
The pleasures of mail-order shopping
Hannah Andrassy
Tales of the city
Masculinities and Social Space in Late Twentieth-Century Britain
Routledge, London
Stephen Escritt
Where the art is
Not at Home: The Suppression of Domesticity in
Modern Art and Architecture
Edited by Christopher Reed
Thames & Hudson, London
Francesca Vanke
Swinish luxuries?
William Morris
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
9 May - 1 September 1996
Charles Rattray
Looking at objects
Objects of Desire: The Glasgow International Festival of Design 1996
2 - 28 September 1996
Harry Rand
And another thing...
Jyrki Kiiskinen
Marking time
Short story
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