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Each man for himself Laura Gascoigne P eriods of austerity tend to be nostalgic only for those who haven't lived through them: if you remember the Fifties fondly, you probably weren't there. For...Read more
Alberto Giacometti (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, till 18 October) Seeing, not believing Roger Kimball `Le Chien, 1951 P aul Valery once remarked that a poem is never finished, only abandoned....Read more
Phenomena John McEwen Restrospectives are treacherous things. The most famous victim of one, as Saul Steinberg recently pointed out, being the wife of Lot. Every artist who allows himself to be...Read more
Aesthetic delight Roger Kimball I t was not so long ago that one of the worst things you could say about a work of art was that it was 'decorative'. The adverb 'merely' was always silently...Read more