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BLDGBLOG: The Elephants of Rome: An Interview with Mary Beard (pt. 2)
"Stille describes how meticulous copies are often used in China as stand-ins for ancient artifacts – without that substitution being acknowledged. Stille writes that, in China, copying "is a sign of reverence rather than lack of originality.""
architecture  history  interview 
september 2007 by rodcorp
The Morning News - Still Life
A dancer (fighter?) figurine, photographed as dropped to a hard surface: poised, surfing on a wave of shattering fragments, only the cleaving of wrist and elbow indicate the violence of the situation...
art  photo  martinklimas  via:variouspeople  interview 
september 2007 by rodcorp
The Morning News - Martin Amis by Robert Birnbaum
Good interview with Amis on finishing books, getting older, travel... "And the thing about a book is, that also struck me, you have to write all of it—you can’t not write some of it. You’ve got to write all of it."
books  interview  howwework  martinamis 
february 2007 by rodcorp

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