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West 86th: Volume 23, No. 01 (Spring–Summer 2016)


Guest Editor’s Introduction: New Directions in Making and Knowing
Pamela H. Smith


Renaissance Dress, Cultures of Making, and the Period Eye
Ulinka Rublack

The Making and Knowing Project: Reflections, Methods, and New Directions
Donna Bilak, Jenny Boulboullé, Joel Klein, Pamela H. Smith

Graphic Making, Actuarial Knowing: Transfer and Countertransference in Frederic Edwin Church’s South American Drawings
Matthew C. Hunter

Ways of Making with Human Hair and Knowing How to “Listen” to the Dead
Jane Wildgoose

Translated Text

“The Bauhaus” and “How Do We Build Decent, Beautiful, and Inexpensive Housing?”
Walter Gropius, Dara Kiese, Annika Fisher

Review Article

Bicycle Histories—They Have a Past, but Do They Have a Future?
Nicholas Oddy

Book Reviews

Maureen C. Miller, Clothing the Clergy: Virtue and Power in Medieval Europe, c. 800–1200
Reviewed by Flora T. Ward

John Martin Robinson, James Wyatt (1746–1813): Architect to George III
Reviewed by Ian Gow

Peter Cormack, Arts & Crafts Stained Glass
Reviewed by Peter Stansky

Gail Feigenbaum, ed., with Francesco Freddolini, Display of Art in the Roman Palace, 1550–1750
Reviewed by Elizabeth Deans

Andrzej Szczerski, Views of Albion: The Reception of British Art and Design in Central Europe, 1890–1918
Reviewed by Megan Brandow-Faller

Omar W. Nasim, Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century
Reviewed by André Dombrowski

Michael Kwass, Contraband: Louis Mandrin and the Making of a Global Underground
Reviewed by Andrei Pesic

Exhibition Reviews

The Fabric of India
Reviewed by Laurel O. Peterson

The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art
Reviewed by Barbara Paris Gifford

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