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At the Edge of Propriety: Rolf de Maré and Nils Dardel at the Hildesborg Estate

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... and physical meditation. Dervishes. Costumes, lead dancer and choreography by Jean Börlin with décor by M. Mouveau. Comoedia Illustré (November 20, 1920): 56. Reproduction: John Potvin. Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl was single-minded...

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John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... as an alternative all-male space; an interior design that facilitated homosocial communities, exoticism and sensualities to unfold (Potvin 2005).Madeleine Dobie has shown how tenacious gendered representations are, especially of Oriental women....

Introduction

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The problem for the photographer or writer visiting the Middle East, however, was not just to make an accurate picture of the East but to set up the East as a picture.From three-dimensional international world fairs and curated museum...

Introduction

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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2

...In her book on Oriental fables and fictions, Ros Ballaster’s central claim is that “narratives move,” trafficked through various networks, patterns and modes of circulation across both time and space (2007). In many ways, these stories...

Inside Orientalism: Hybrid Spaces, Imaginary Landscapes and Modern Interior Design

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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3

... performances. Rituals associated with proper towel use, for instance, in the British hammam may prove authentic while simultaneously pointing to a perceived effeminacy precisely because of its Oriental flavor (Potvin 2015). As a result, I...

Housing the New Dandy: Designing Lifestyle in Monsieur Magazine, 1920–1924

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... taste and proposed to establish, what I have identified and labeled elsewhere, the New Dandy (Potvin 2009). He was a decidedly queer figure fascinated with all things elegant and sophisticated whose contours, in the aftermath of war, were...

The Exhibitionary Construction of the “Islamic Interior”

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... never be totally removed or too distant.For the difference between the appealing design of the “white-wall” trend and “contextualization,” see Stefan Weber (2012). Acknowledgements I wish to thank Amir Ameri, John Potvin and Hans...

Promoting the Colonial Empire through French Interior Design

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Here is traditional art and modern art. Here is rustic oak, bourgeois walnut, plush palisander, formal mahogany. And here the same is satinwood, elm burl, thuya, amboina burr and bois des îles made fashionable and which cause one to dream...

Coming out of the China Closet?: Performance, Identity and Sexuality in the House Beautiful

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... The Duveens came to dominate the market, “Uncle Henry” snaring the American department-store king Benjamin Altman and New York financier John Pierpont Morgan. However, Lever favored Thomas Agnew and Sons of Bond Street, making his first recorded...

“Flights of Unpractical Fancy”: Oriental Spaces at Sea from the Titanic to the Empress of Britain

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of cultural history has explored the meanings and proliferation of the Oriental in terms of architecture and design, particularly in the work of John M. MacKenzie (1995). As MacKenzie has argued: “By the twentieth century, Orientalism had...