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Contents April 1997 Issue No 205

COVER Barry Le Va Velocity Piece 1970 (detail)

(01} FEATURES

Grey Area Andrew Cross negotiates the blurred boundaries of installation art {06} Still Life

For Mark Durden the history of photography is one of redefinitions and reclassifications {11} Whitewash

Eddie Chambers finds that in the art world some are more equal than others

{14} COMMENT

Editorial Letters

{17} ARTNOTES

{20} PROFILE

Walking the Plank Gilda Williams on John Wood & Paul Harrison

{22} EXHIBITIONS

Reviews Yukinori Yanagi Sotiris Kyriacou {23} Markus Muntean &

Adi Rosenblum David Burrows {24} False Impressions

Marina Wallace {25} Six Unrelated

Projects Melissa E Feldman {28} Lucy Gunning

Dave Beech {29} Jaki Irvine

Ian Hunt {30} David Griffiths

Matthew Higgs {32} Jacqueline Pennell

David Barrett {33} Thomas Demand

David Musgrave {34} Alan Charlton

Andrew Wilson {36} David Connearn

Sean Cubitt {37} Networking

John Tozer

{40} EDITIONS

Artists’ Books Beyond Reason Cathy Courtney {41} Books

Coming to Terms with Terms Liam Gillick

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{43} INTERNET

Net Works Weiner’s World Michael Gibbs

{44} ARTLAW

New Labour Arts Policies Henry Lydiate

{45} SALEROOMS

No Reprisals Some Surprises Colin Gleadell

{46} LISTINGS

Exhibitions

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