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West 86th: Volume 18, No. 02 (Fall–Winter 2011)



Art Nouveau, Art of Darkness: African Lineages of Belgian Modernism, Part I
Debora Silverman

Carving, Recarving, and Forgery: Working Ivory in the Tenth and Twentieth Centuries
Anthony Cutler

Duplicitous Forms
Sarah M. Guérin

From the Desk of Roland Barthes: Putting Mater (and Pater) Back in Materialism
Ben Kafka

The Art of the Deal, 1828: How Isidro Icaza Traded Pre-Columbian Antiquities to Henri Baradère for Mounted Birds and Built a National Museum in Mexico City in the Process
Miruna Achim

Toward a Fusion of Art History and Material Culture Studies
Michael Yonan

Book Reviews

Artistic Circles: Design & Decoration in the Aesthetic Movement

Reviewed by Ailsa Boyd

Bauhaus Construct: Fashioning Identity, Discourse and Modernism

Reviewed by Michael White

Grand Illusion: The Third Reich, the Paris Exposition, and the Cultural Seduction of France

Reviewed by Amy Ogata

Historia del diseño en América Latina y el Caribe: Industrialización y comunicación visual para la autonomía

Reviewed by Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Medieval Ivory Carvings: Early Christian to Romanesque

Reviewed by Anthony Cutler

Modern British Posters: Art, Design & Communication

Reviewed by Stephen Eskilson

Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910–1945

Reviewed by Christine Y. Hahn

Exhibition Reviews

A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection

Reviewed by Jennifer Komar Olivarez

La Belle époque de Jules Chéret: De l’affiche au décor

Reviewed by Phillip Dennis Cate

Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe

Reviewed by Ittai Weinryb

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7 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 2/5 in.

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150 pages