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Volume 45, Number 2, 2020 Approaching Home: New Perspectives on the Domestic Interior Vers la maison : nouvelles perspectives sur l’intérieur domestique Guest-edited by Erin J. Campbell and Olivier Vallerand

Table of contents (26 articles)

  1. Editors’ Note / Mot de la rédaction
  2. Introduction: Approaching Home: New Perspectives on the Domestic Interior / Introduction : vers la maison : nouvelles perspectives sur l’intérieur domestique

I – Community / La communauté

  1. Glimpses, Glances, and Gossip: Seventeenth-century Dutch Paintings of Domestic Interiors on Their Neighbourhood’s Doorstep
  2. Sweeping the Meydan: Home and Religious Ceremony Amongst the Alevis

II – Nation Building / La construction d’identités nationales

  1. (Re)imagining Asian Rulers in Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata: The Agency of Interiors
  2. Simulated Domesticities: Settings for Colonial Assimilation in Mid-Twentieth-Century Canada
  3. Max Liebermann: Assimilation and Belonging

III – Curated Domesticities / L’exposition du chez-soi

  1. Practices/Pratiques – Reflections on One Story Among Many: Memories of the Future III (2018)
  2. Exposer l’intérieur domestique : le cas de la salle Boucher de la Frick Collection
  3. Practices/Pratiques – L’Outsider et le potentiel évolutif de l’image de la maison

Thematic Reviews / Recensions thématiques

  1. Marco Faini, Alessia Meneghin, eds., Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, Leiden: Brill, 2018, 356 pp. 56 colour illus. and 3 tables 178.00 (paper) ISBN 9789004375888, Open access: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004375888
  2. Jenn Cianca, Sacred Ritual, Profane Space: The Roman House as Early Christian Meeting Place, Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018, 248 pp. 7 b/w illus. 110.00 (cloth) ISBN 978077355332334.95 (paper) ISBN 9780773553330
  3. Brian Carter, ed., boundary, sequence, illusion: Ian MacDonald Architect, Halifax: Dalhousie Architectural Press, 2019, 135 pp. colour illus. 39.95 (paper) ISBN 9780929112725
  4. Lezli Rubin-Kunda, At Home: Talks with Canadian Artists about Place and Practice, Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2019, 220 pp. 30 colour and 150 b/w illus. 29.95 (paper) ISBN 978177310047019.95 (epub) ISBN 9781773100494 / Mark Wigley, ed., Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation, Zürich: Lars Müller Publications, 2018, 528 pp. 813 illus.  35,00 (paper) ISBN 9783037784273 / Kitty Scott, ed., Theaster Gates: How to Build a House Museum, exh. cat., Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2018, 236 pp. colour illus. 39.95 (paper) ISBN 9781894243933
  5. Oliver Vallerand, Unplanned Visitors: Queering the Ethics and Aesthetics of Domestic Space, Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020, 264 pp. 82 photos. 34.95 (paper) ISBN 9780228001850
  6. John Potvin, Marie-Ève Marchand, eds., Design and Agency: Critical Perspectives on Identities, Histories, and Practices, London/New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020, 328 pp. 40 b/w illus. 115.00 (hardcover) ISBN 9781350063792
  7. Francesco Garutti, dir., Nos jours heureux : architecture et bien-être à l’ère du capitalisme émotionnel, Montréal/Berlin, Centre canadien d’architecture et Sternberg Press, 2019, 328 p. illustrations en couleur 40 $ (papier) ISBN 9783956795022 Aussi publié en anglais sous le titre Our Happy Life: Architecture and Well-Being in the Age of Emotional CapitalismISBN 9783956794865

Reviews / Recensions

  1. Anne Dymond, Diversity Counts: Gender, Race and Representation in Canadian Art Galleries, Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019, 242 pp. 7 b&w photos, 26 figures, 2 tables 34.95 (paper) ISBN 9780773556737
  2. Solen Roth, Incorporating Culture: How Indigenous People are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry, Vancouver/Toronto: UBC Press, 2018, 240 pp. 7 b/w photographs 90.00 (hardcover) ISBN 978077483738532.95 (paperback) ISBN 978077483739232.95 (epub) ISBN 9780774837415
  3. Ariane Varela Braga, Une théorie universelle au milieu du XIXe siècle. La Grammar of Ornament d’Owen Jones, Rome, Campisano Editore, 2017, 278 p. 45 ill. en noir, 83 pl. en coul. 40  (papier) ISBN 9788898229789
  4. Christopher Heuer, Into the White: The Renaissance Arctic and the End of the Image, Brooklyn: Zone Books, 2019, 256 pp. 69 b/w illus. 32.95 (cloth) ISBN 9781942130147
  5. Herbert L. Kessler and Richard G. Newhauser, eds., with the assistance of Arthur J. Russel, Optics, Ethics, and Art in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Looking into Peter of Limoges’s Moral Treatise on the Eye, Studies and Texts 209; Text Image Context: Studies in Medieval Manuscript Illumination 5, Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2018, 226 pp. 49 colour and b/w illus. 95.00 (cloth) ISBN 9780888442093
  6. Ken Lum, Everything is Relevant: Writings on Art and Life, 1991–2018, Montreal: Concordia University Press, 2020, 320 pp. 48 b/w and 12 colour illus. 54.95 (paper) ISBN9781988111001
  7. Rachel Epp Buller, Charles Reeve (dir.), Inappropriate Bodies: Art, Design, and Maternity, Bradford, Demeter Press, 2019, 395 pp. 62 ill. en noir 39,95 $ ISBN 9781772582093
  8. Ersy Contogouris, Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth-Century European Art: Agency, Performance, and Representation, New York/London: Routledge, 2018, 186 pp. 14 colour & 70 b/w illus. 29.59 (paper) ISBN9780367516062124.00 (hardcover) ISBN978081537423746.36 (epub) ISBN9781351187916
  9. Natalie Loveless, How to Make Art at the End of the World: A Manifesto for Research-Creation, Durham: Duke University Press, 2019, 176 pp. 12 b/w illus. 23.95 (paper) ISBN9781478004028

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