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things 5
winter 1996-97
Editorial 
Louise Ward
Chintz, swags and bows
The myth of English country-house style
Sarah Kane
The silver swan
The biography of a curiosity
Hannah Andrassy
Spinning a golden thread
The introduction of elastic into swimwear
Philip I. Nobel
Homesickness
Disney and the New Urbanism


other things
Jody Rosen
Imagining Manhattan
NYNY: City of Ambition
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
3 July - 27 October 1996
Simon Armitage
A hip flask
Poem
Miles Glendinning
Mackintosh, Mockintosh
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition
McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
25 May - 30 September 1996
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Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
21 November 1996 - 16 February 1997
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The Art Institute of Chicago
29 March - 22 June 1997
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA
3 August - 12 September 1997
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edited by Wendy Kaplan
Abbeville Press, New York
Esther Leslie
Negative vibes
Gargantua: Manufactured Mass Culture
Verso, London
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August Strindberg - What modern was
Victoria Kelley
Exceedingly good stories
Toby Litt - Adventures in Capitalism
Secker & Warburg, London
Steve Baker
Altered states
Gabriel Orozco
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
26 July - 22 September 1996
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Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Berlin
11 January - 2 March 1997
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Rachel Whiteread: Shedding Life
Tate Gallery, Liverpool
14 September 1996 - 5 January 1997
Rebecca Arnold
Costume drama
National Trust, London
Frank Cartledge
The fashion of violence
Style and the football scally
Russell Flinchum
The He-Type
The E-Type Jaguar
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
William Carlos Williams
A sort of a song
Poem
Hildi Hawkins
Dime and again
Aika. Tiden. Time
Helsinki City Museum, Finland
Margaret Atwood
In love with Raymond Chandler
Short story
Maren Nelson
Is this seat taken?
100 Masterpieces: Furniture that Made the Twentieth Century
Design Museum, London
Woody Allen
To be a chair
Short story
Susan Pearce
La dolce vita
Vases and Volcanoes: Sir William Hamilton and his Collection
British Museum, London
Maria Georgaki
A nation of good children
First-grade readers in Greek primary schools
Steve Baker
Curiosity and delight
HarperCollins, New York
Lisa Hirst
The YSL's in the post
The pleasures of mail-order shopping
Hannah Andrassy
Tales of the city
Masculinities and Social Space in Late Twentieth-Century Britain
Routledge, London
Stephen Escritt
Where the art is
Not at Home: The Suppression of Domesticity in
Modern Art and Architecture
Edited by Christopher Reed
Thames & Hudson, London
Francesca Vanke
Swinish luxuries?
William Morris
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
9 May - 1 September 1996
Charles Rattray
Looking at objects
Objects of Desire: The Glasgow International Festival of Design 1996
2 - 28 September 1996
Harry Rand
And another thing...
Jyrki Kiiskinen
Marking time
Short story
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