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Echoing Voices: Crossing Boundaries Through Personal Videos

Echoing Voices: Crossing Boundaries Through Personal Videos – After Image Marsia Vitiello Recently I attended part of a large group therapy experience called the Landmark Forum. Personally, I was turned off by the commercialization and what I perceived to be its excessively large size and I have since been pondering the value that other people […]

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Prime time psychoanalysis – psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan

Prime time psychoanalysis – psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan Edward Ball Jacques Lacan died six years ago, leaving his renegade version of psychoanalysis to be debated by columns of followers in deconstructionist criticism, film theory, feminism and psychoanalysis proper. Throughout his 50-year career, Lacan cultivated an aura of personal mystique with the care of a diva. In […]

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Back To The Past: Atget Encore

Back To The Past: Atget Encore – photographer Eugene Atget Stephen Longmire Eugene Atget: Itineraires parisiens/A Portrait of Paris: Eugene Atget at Work Musee Garnavalet-Histoire de Paris Paris, France October 14, 1999-January 16, 2000 The Museum of the City of New York New York, New York November 4, 2000-February 4, 2001 Eugene Atget, le pionnier/Eugene […]

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The McLuhan Effect. – Review

The McLuhan Effect. – Review – book review Nancy Roth Digital McLuhan: A Guide to the Information Millennium by Paul Levinson London and New York: Routledge, 1999 226 pp./$27.50 (hb) Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections On and By Marshall McLuhan edited by Paul Benedetti and Nancy DeHart Cambridge Massachusetts and London: The MIT Press, […]

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The Company of Strangers

The Company of Strangers Bruno Chalifour THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS PHOTOGRAPHS BY GUS POWERLL ATLANTA: J & L BOOKS, 2004. 99PP./ $25 (HB) After reading Frank O’Hara’s book of poems titled Lunch Poems, Gus Powell who worked in a, midtown Manhattan office, took to the street with his 35 mm camera loaded with color film. […]

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Notes From The Field – Obituary

Notes From The Field – Obituary – Statistical Data Included Bill Ivey, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) since 1998, has announced that he will resign in September, eight months before the end of his elected term of four years. Ivey was a successful advocate for the arts, with federal funding for […]

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Submit papers

Submit papers – Etc Submit papers: To The Journal of Artists’ Books (JAB), founded in 1994 to provide a forum for the lively and critical debate about artists’ books and their contents. JAB publishes articles, interviews, book reviews and exhibition reviews twice a year. Send papers to JAB, c/o Nexus Press, 535 Means St., Atlanta, […]

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Hitchcock and Selznick. – Review

Hitchcock and Selznick. – Review – book reviews Peter Hutchison The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David 0. Selznick in Hollywood, by Leonard J. Leff. University of California Press/383 pp./$24.95 (sb). The David 0. Selznick-Alfred Hitchcock alliance is a tale of mythological proportion. It is a story of Hollywood giants, of a […]

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National Endowment for the Arts – Newswire

National Endowment for the Arts – Newswire – Brief Article The National Endowment for the Arts has announced 819 grants to be awarded during its first 2002 fiscal cycle. The grants, totaling $19.4 million, account for 20 percent of the Endowment’s funds for the year, and will be distributed chiefly to nonprofit organizations through the […]

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World Press Photo Contest – Newswire – Erik Refner award

World Press Photo Contest – Newswire – Erik Refner award – Brief Article The international Jury of the 45th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a black and white photograph, originally published by the newspaper Berlingske Tidende, by the Danish photographer Erik Refner as the 2001 World Press Photo of the year. Taken in […]