December 9, 2014 - Cabinet - Issue 54 out now
December 9, 2014

Issue 54 out now

Cabinet magazine issue 54, with a special section on “The Accident,” available now
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To our great surprise, the issue features:
Greg Siegel on the timelines of collapse
Alexander Nagel on the comedy of a young man’s fall
Dorion Sagan on magic’s tricky relationship to chance and intent
Aden Kumler on Aristotelian “accidents” and the enigmas of transubstantiation 
Justin E. H. Smith and Sina Najafi in conversation with Michael Witmore on the significance attributed to the “accidental event” since early modernity
James Oles on ex-voto paintings and the imagery of deliverance
Edward Eigen on the sudden disappearance of William W. Slack, architect
Brian Dillon on the 1916 explosion of a major English munitions factory

Then unexpectedly run into contributions by:
David Serlin on the aftermath of a devastating fire at London’s Madame Tussaud’s
David Frankel on the botanical verisimilitude of Hooker’s green
Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca,and Georgeen Theodore on the homogenizing prohibitions that govern Common Interest Developments
D. Graham Burnett on the history of Lucite deal toys
Alexi Worth on the collision of the painterly and the photographic in Manet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe
Miguel Caballero on the avant-garde plan for protecting Madrid’s monuments during the Spanish Civil War
Mark Dorrian on the homicidal omniscience of the military drone
Wayne Koestenbaum‘s new “Legend” column
–An artist project by Steve Rowell
–And, the new installment of Kiosk, our quarterly notebook

Cabinet can be purchased through its online shop, as well as independent bookstores across the US and at chains such as Barnes & Noble, Hudson News, and Universal News. The magazine is also available in Canada, the UK, and more than 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 Warhol Foundation, the Danielson Foundation, the Katchadourian Family Foundation, and many individuals. 


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