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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Mural on the facade of the Dinshiwai Museum, photograph by the author. Reproduced courtesy of the Sector of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, Egypt. More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 4. Statue in Dinshiwai Museum depicting the wife and son of one of the men sentenced to death. Artist: Muhammad al-Sayyid. Photograph by the author. Reproduced courtesy of the Sector of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture, Egypt. More
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of contemporary New Asia was curated into “being” in Japanese, Australian, and Singapore museums. A key goal was the attempt to imagine a cosmopolitan-multicultural Asia able to transcend national boundaries, even as there was the awareness that the region's cultural diversity and history of political fractures...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 203–218.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into a professorship of music at a small midwestern college and, despite his fears, poor personal relationships, and morbid obsession with lurid exhibits (reports and pictures) for his attic “Inhumanity Museum,” ends up escaping discovery, the loss of his job, and public censure. In the biggest irony of all, perhaps...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (3): 85–101.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the bookstores, museums, and libraries play? Finally, what is the question that Sebald’s Austerlitz is supposed to answer? To answer these questions, a historically problematized rereading of the text is necessary. In terms of the History of Ideas, these questions recall Walter Benjamin’s interpretation...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 243–270.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Peter de Bolla Abstract The French artist Pierre Bonnard created more than two thousand paintings, many of them now dispersed around museums across the world. He painted in a slightly eccentric manner—on unstretched canvas—and often worked on these paintings over decades. They typically depict...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 157–194.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of abstraction” and what Phillip Brian Harper calls “abstractionist aesthetics,” Lam argues that the writings most successful in imagining Black futures are those that, paradoxically, turn to the past: works that explore how the creation and curation of the past (in museums, memorials, historical documents...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 7–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... back to the metropolitan cities—London and Liverpool—where he had previously resided. Cavafy remained firmly oriented toward the West, and his Anglophilic cosmopolitanism is inextricably linked to commerce and culture as they intersect with his family history. The museum ethos that later defines his...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Cultural Revolution as Culture Industry In 1986, the famous Chinese author and critic Ba Jin called for a Cul- tural Revolution museum to be built along the lines of the Holocaust Memo- rial Museum in Washington, D.C. History, he argued, must never be allowed to repeat itself, and a museum...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
... this photograph, along with several others, in the next issue of a popular weekly magazine.7 A controversy erupted that would trouble Okamoto for the remainder of his life, one that continues to resonate in Okinawa today. At a retrospec- tive of his work held at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum in 2011...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 May 2016
... are often left unrealized. A book that’s being written or a painting that is being painted or a museum that is being founded or an encyclopedia that’s being written (as in Silent House): in my books these projects are never finished. So someone else comes to research why they aren’t being finished...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 13–30.
Published: 01 August 2002
...). The difference is that valley roads are paved. A mountain road connects with two or three valley roads. One, in general, goes straight ahead and leads to some town or museum; another runs back- ward...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 71–125.
Published: 01 November 2016
... regaled his followers with animated descriptions of its virtues. Responses such as these demonstrate that, after decades of labor- Books Reviewed: Alex Danchev, The Letters of Paul Cézanne (Los Angeles: Getty Museum, 2013), and Cézanne: A Life (London: Profile Books, 2013); hereafter cited...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 25–47.
Published: 01 August 2009
... neither to topographical landscape features like the Earthworks artists, nor to white museum cubes like artists involved in Institutional Critique, Dion, Green and other recent artists have been understood by critics like Miwon Kwon and James Meyer as engaging, instead, the “discursive...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 161–176.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Victor Segalen, Michel Leiris, and Aimé Césaire through the genre of travel writings and in terms of poetics, where surrealism approaches fantasy. Part 3, titled “Collections,” deals mostly with museums, which represent a different genre of cultural objectification. In content, its crosses...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 115–143.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the built environment. What remains to be seen? Buildings, such as the main hall in the town square prominently dated to MDCCCXXXIX; objects, such as products glimpsed through store win- dows or the antique toys, pitchers, and goblets collected in museum vit- rines; entrances, such as walls, doorways...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Place: Contesting New Urbanism in Postauthoritarian Taiwan .” In Social Movements and the Production of Knowledge: Body, Practice, and Society in East Asia , edited by Hirai Kyonosuke , 63 – 78 . Osaka : National Museum of Ethnology . Chun Allen . 1994 . “ From Nationalism...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (4): 67–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
...+on+Erica+Hunt.pdf . Wilson Fred . 1994 . Mining the Museum: An Installation . Edited by Corrin Lisa Graziose . Baltimore : The Contemporary ; New York: New Press. Wilson Fred . 2015 . “ Fred Wilson on Degradaria .” March, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 1. Hermes Ithyphallicus, Herm from Sifnos . Islandic marble, circa 520 BC. National Archaeological Museum of Athens N 3728. More
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (2): 41–57.
Published: 01 May 2021
... likely the Catalogue of Coins in the Panjab Museum, Lahore , which was published in Oxford in 1914, by the collector and scholar Richard Bertram Whitehead, a veteran of the Indian civil service. The book itself was clearly an emblematic specimen of colonial scholarship. But the coins in Cavafy's poem...