March 1, 2015 - Cabinet - Issue 55 out now
March 1, 2015

Issue 55 out now

Cabinet magazine issue 55, with a special section on “Love,” available now
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With great affection, we present:
Brooke Holmes on the attraction between inanimate objects such as stones
Christopher Turner on the infamous 18th-century love doctor James Graham
Latif Nasser on the history of failed attempts to quantify love
D. Graham Burnett and Yael Geller on the sexual symbolism of a Renaissance Italian desco da parto, or “birth tray”
–An interview with philosopher Simon Critchley and psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster on their intellectual and lived notions of love before and after their recent separation
Dominic Pettman on Nikola Tesla’s love affair with a pigeon
James Trainor on amorous cartographies
–A short story by Sheila Heti, and more

The fall head over heels for:
Jesse Coburn on the 1988 occupation of the Lenné Triangle, a small sliver of East German land on the western wide of the Berlin Wall
Brian Dillon on the lonely photographic vigilance of his aunt Vera
Will Wiles on the scientific and commercial quest for artificial daylight
Corina Copp on the color Flesh
Justin E. H. Smith on the education of deaf-blind children in the Soviet Union
Joshua Baucher in conversation with Richard Taws on the Chappe optical telegraphy system 
–An interview with Nathan Flesness on zoo inventories andtheir use in wildlife management –Wayne Koestenbaum‘s farewell “Legend” column
–And more, including the new installment of Kiosk, our quarterly notebook

Cabinet can be purchased through its online shop, as well as independent bookstores and chains in the US, Canada, the UK, and 20 other countries around the world. A partial list of retailers worldwide can be found here.

Cabinet is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet receives generous support from the Lambent Foundation, the Orphiflamme Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Danielson Foundation, and many individuals. 

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