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West 86th: Volume 27, No. 2 (Fall–Winter 2020)


Editor’s Introduction
Paul Stirton


Contriving Scarcity: Sixteenth-Century Goldsmith-Engravers and the Resources of the Land
Shira Brisman

The Origian of the Crafts According to Bzyantine Rosette Caskets
Justin Willson

Strangers in a Strange Land: Bruno Taut and Charlotte Perriand as Design Consultants in Japan
Rosemarie Haag Bletter

407 South Forest Avenue: The House That Bucky Barely Lived In
Hsiao-Yun Chu

Translated Text

On the Question of the Restoration of Wall Paintings
Alois Riegl, Ittai Weinryb, and Max Koss

Review Article

Now-Familiar Forms from Still-Unfamiliar Contexts: Exhibiting African Art and the Legacy of European Modernism
Alisa LaGamma

Book Reviews

Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh, The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript, from Genocide to Justice
Jeffrey F. Hamburger

Edward S. Cooke, Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680–1720
J. Ritchie Garrison

Annabel Westman, Fringe, Frog and Tassel: The Art of the Trimmings Maker in Interior Decoration
Mary Schoeser

Alys X. George, The Naked Truth: Viennese Modernism and the Body
Malika Maskarinec

Christian Sumi, The Goddess—La Déesse: Investigations on the Legendary Citroën DS
John Richards

Exhibition Reviews

Bauhaustapete: Neu aufgerollt: Museumquartier Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany, August 17–December 8, 2019
Morgan Ridler

Affiches cubaines: Révolution et cinéma, 1959–2019: Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, October 31, 2019–February 2, 2020
Charles Parley

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