November 4, 2004 - Cabinet - issue 15
November 4, 2004

issue 15

issue 15

Cabinet magazine

Cabinet magazine’s issue 15, with a special section on “the Average,” available now

Texts in the “Average” section and elsewhere include:
– Sasha Archibald and David Serlin’s interview with William Bird on the history of paint-by-numbers
– Paul Fleming’s interview with Theodore Porter on the statistical concept of the “average man”
– Eva Geulen on the history of mediocrity in aesthetics
– Rebecca Baron on England’s Mass Observation movement
– Joseph Grigely on what an Adirondack trout fisherman’s flies teach us about representation
– Eric Schwab and Walead Beshty’s photo-essay on the abandoned Iraqi embassy in former East Berlin
– Jocko Weyland’s interview with James Niehues, the premier painter of ski trail maps in the US
– Matthew Klam on purple
– Art projects by Jason Salavon and Lee Boroson

Also includes Alphabetized Newspaper, a poster by Rutherford Chang

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Cabinet magazine is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet is in part supported by grants from The Flora Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Peter Norton Foundation, The American Center Foundation, ArtsLink, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Fifth Floor Foundation.

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