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October: TheFirstDecade, 1976-2986. Annette Michelson,Rosalind Krauss, Douglas Crimpand Joan Copjec, eds. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 450 pp., illus. Trade, $19.95. ThePhysics ofthe Violin.Lothar Cremer. John S. Allen, trans. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1985. 450 pp., illus. Trade, $40.00. ISBN: 0262-03102-7. RossettiandHisCircle. Max Beerbohm. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, U.S.A., 1987. 128pp., illus. Trade, $19.95. ISBN: 0-300-03986-7. ScientificExcellence:OriginsandAssessment.Douglas N. Jackson and J. Philippe Rushton, eds. Sage Publications, London, U.K., 1987. 382 pp. Trade, 525.00. ISBN: 0-8039-2724-X. The Sphere and the Labyrinth-A vant-Gardesand Architecturefrom Piranesi to the 2970s. Manfred0 Tafuri. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 1987. 382pp., illus. Trade, $35.00. ISBN: 0-262-20061-9. 11. Publications PERIODICALS Border/Lines, Culture-Contexts-Canadas Published quarterly, Border/Lines is a magazine devoted to Canadian culture, art and contemporary social issues. The magazine contains regular sections titled “Letters”, “Reviews”, “Articles”, “Excursions ” and “Junctions”. A 1-year subscription may be obtained from: Border/Lines, Bethune College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3, for $16.00 (individual) or $25.00 (institutional ). PLACES PLACES is a journal of environmental design published quarterly by MIT Press for the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, and the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. PLACES serves as an alternative forum to theoretical architecture , design and planning magazines. Extensively illustrated, the journal features critiques of architecture and design competitions, discussions of lighting issues, debates, book reviews and poetry. A 1-year subscription may be obtained from: M.I.T. Press Journals, 55 Hayward Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, U.S.A., for$20.00(individual, U.S.A.)or $45.00 (institutional, U.S.A.); outside the U.S.A. add $7.00 (surface mail) or $25.00 (air mail). Keyboard Published monthly, Keyboardis ajournal concerned with sound art and the use of current equipment. Keyboard features articles and columns by professional musicians explaining new sound technology . It contains reviews and hands-on evaluations of the latest equipment and instruments, along with lessons by master musicians to improve playing skills. A special issue, Experimental Music, was published as Volume 13, No. 1 (1987). Each issue contains reports on keyboards, reviews of records, music and books, and a letters section. A 1-year subscription to Keyboard may be obtained from: Keyboard , Subscription Department, P.O. Box 21 10, Cupertino, CA 95015-9975, U.S.A., for $19.95 (U.S.A.) or $26.95 (non-U.S.A.). Printed Matter-Books by Artists Founded 1 1 years ago by a group of book artists, Printed Matter is an organization that reviews and assists in the publication and sale of book-art, i.e. books that are art in themselves. Printed Matter currently carries over 3,000 titles by over 2,500 artists. As a service to book-artists, the organization maintains a resource file for residencies in the field of book-art, funding opportunities, names and addresses of publishers of book-art, and competitions. The organization consults with artists in person and by mail. For more information write: Printed Matter, Inc., 7 Lispenard Street, New York, NY 10013, U.S.A. ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS Color and Vision Network Publications Color and Vision Network (CVNet), a year-old association of scientists actively working in color and vision research, supports two major activities for members: the publication of a list of members’ E-mail addresses, which is maintained and periodicallysent to those in the network, and the publication of members’ bulletins and announcements, which are transmitted to all other members’ of the network. Scientists working in color and/or vision research who wish to join should contact P.K. Kaiser at: cvnet@yorkvml.bitnet or [vml should be read as ‘vm one’, not ‘vm el’] and give their names and institutional affiliations. In return they will receive the list of CVNet E-mail addresses. Currently there are 225 scientists listed from 13 countries. BOOKS The Aesthetics of Visual Poetry, 19142928 . Willard Bohn. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, U...


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