Saturday, November 7, 2009

New Style

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The Hunt for Exemplary October

(Continued from last month)

October 25 was the date of Russia's October Revolution (Old Style). The New Style date is November 7.

Nien Cheng, dead on All Souls' Day 2009:

Nien Cheng with her daughter Meiping

For details of Mrs. Cheng's life, see a Washington Post obituary by Patricia Sullivan dated Nov. 5. Mrs. Cheng died on Nov. 2 (All Souls' Day, Dia de Los Muertos).

Sunday, October 25, 2009

The Hunt for Exemplary October

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"We have named this journal in celebration of that moment in our century when revolutionary practice, theoretical inquiry and artistic innovation were joined in a manner exemplary and unique." — Rosalind Krauss and Annette Michelson, "About October," October (Spring, 1976, MIT Press) 1: pp. 3–5

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