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At Home In The Museum: Pierre Loti, Self-Collected, Self-Possessed, Anthony Purdy Jan 2007

At Home In The Museum: Pierre Loti, Self-Collected, Self-Possessed, Anthony Purdy

Anthony Purdy

Suspended between metaphor and metonymy, between the spatial logic of the collection and the scenario of the personal that was the life of its owner, Pierre Loti's house in Rochefort participates in the same transvestism as his novels. This article explores the house museum as a heterotopia in which the synchronous time of the collection is open to disruption by the souvenir's reference to past events, to the biography of the collector.


Review Of Camille Patha: Geography Of Desire By Matthew Kangas, Jeffrey Johnson Dec 2006

Review Of Camille Patha: Geography Of Desire By Matthew Kangas, Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey A. Johnson

No abstract provided.


Reference & Instruction For African Visual Culture, Nedda Ahmed Dec 2006

Reference & Instruction For African Visual Culture, Nedda Ahmed

Nedda H Ahmed

No abstract provided.


The Fall And Rise Of "Owl", Robert N. Oddy Dec 2006

The Fall And Rise Of "Owl", Robert N. Oddy

Robert Oddy

This article is an account of the work of restoring Owl back to good health. Although the task was initially daunting–and I put it off for a while favoring new creations—it turned out to be interesting. I was able to relive the experience of building one of my early windows, going back to an early stage in my career as a stained glass artist. I hope you will find this account good reading. One of the features that makes the Owl repair interesting is that many parts of the window are plated. In other words, they are made ...