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EDITORIAL

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ARTISTS’ BOOKS

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BOOKS

27 29 01 FEATURES Shock v Awe We need to learn to be shocked by avant-garde art again argues Dave Beech Nomadism Marcus Verhagen follows the trail of the travelling artist: romantic outsider or capitalist insider? Be Here Now Adam E Mendelsohn on the ultimate high – the retrieval of history through re-enactment 30 31

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Gillian Wearing Maria Walsh Edward Krasinski ´ Ian Hunt Civil Restitutions David Barrett Clegg & Guttman Martin Vincent Uncertain States of America Dean Kenning David Osbaldeston JJ Charlesworth Stephen Willats Peter Suchin How to Improve the World Martin Herbert Keith Coventry Andrew Wilson Idris Khan Eliza Williams

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East Art Maps David Briers Eros Mark Harris ARTLAW Ways of Working Henry Lydiate LISTINGS

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