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Misrepresentational Art

Many of our most beloved cultural artefacts are, in fact, fakes and counterfeits.  I don’t mean that they are forgeries.  Forgeries are copies.  These are original works of art, presented as having been created for a given (usually well-publicised) reason … Continue reading

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Where the Magic Happens

This has been one of those weeks where a few seemingly unrelated ideas were brought to my attention, but they got me thinking about what connects them all.  The first thing I saw was an article about flourishing.  (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/science/17tierney.html).  Martin … Continue reading

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