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One off: Jean-Siméon Chardin

  Portrait of Madame Chardin, 1775 by Jean-Siméon Chardin “Chardin’s genre paintings, like Vermeer’s before him, go much further than that. By a technical feat which virtually defies analysis — though one writer has remarked helpfully on Chardin’s characteristic choice… Continue reading

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Barthelme on not knowing

“What is magical about the object is that it at once invites and resists interpretation” — from “On Writing” in Not-Knowing by Donald Barthelme. Photograph by Eva Vermandel, from Splinter.

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