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Portable Lacan

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The Solstice Project 1 + 2 1992-93 Contributor to a limited-edition artist’s book created by Antoinette LaFarge for the Museum of Forgery “Solstice 1” is a notebook set of commissioned works by Christel Dillbohner, Lorie Erikson, Yolande McKay, Lise Patt, and … Continue reading

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The Subliminal Sublime by Lise Patt

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An essay written by Lise Patt about the paintings of Sande Sisneros. Penned in 1997, amended in 2012. It is impossible to find a coherent story in these paintings. They are not narratives but a type of poetry before words; … Continue reading

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Gustav Mesmer and his wall of models

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Twenty years later, I’m still awed by this wall of models. Mesmer demonstrates how his artwork (inspired by the models) is attached to his bicycle

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Gustav Mesmer – models of his flying machines

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The artist on his 80th birthday in Buttenhausen, Germany (1992). The holes in the wings were intentional. It was never his intention to build a flying machine that flies.

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Gustav Mesmer – inspiration and enigma

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