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News from Elsewhere

A few items we've seen and read this week:

In the wake of the Nepalese earthquake, the great travel writer Jan Morris made a provocative suggestion in The New Statesman last week—close Everest.

Over at Yale University Press' @rtbooks blog, there's an interview with Daniel Ostroff, editor of the Eames Anthology.

Looking forward to receiving the launch issue of this—a new journal of socially engaged art criticism out of UCSD.

It's art fair and spring auction week in New York. At Frieze, Ibid Projects' booth is an homage to legendary and paradigm-shifting architecture practice Archigram. Original documents, drawings, and paintings from members of the group are hung in dialogue with a select group of artists whose work plays off Archigram's fantastical constructs and progressive ideas.
Novelist Jeffrey Rotter on writing, science writing, and H. G. Wells.

Artist Sara MacKillop has produced a facsimile of a 1976 Argos catalogue. Strange. Brilliant. Very 1976. It can be purchased from the great Tender Books. There are only forty of them. Act soon.

Vanity Fair published excerpts from Lawrence Weschler's notes on an unpublished biography of Oliver Sachs.

—Eugenia Bell

Homepage image from Sara MacKillop's artist book, a facsimile of a 1976 Argos catalog 

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