Category Archives: Searching for Sebald

Documents related to Searching for Sebald: Photography After W. G. Sebald (2007), the third publication of ICI Press.

EARTH SAMPLE: Birkenau

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Accession #: ICI-21588

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EARTH SAMPLE: Grave of Rabbi Loew, Prague

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Accession #: ICI-21614

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EARTH SAMPLE: Somerleyton Maze, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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Accession #: ICI-22209

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LIBRARY SHELF: Austerlitz

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Sebald, W. G.; Austerlitz: Roman(1964) ICI Shelf: Sebald Accession #: ICI-00519

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LIBRARY SHELF: Campo Santo

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Sebald, W.G.; Campo Santo (2003) ICI Shelf: Sebald Accession #: ICI-00526

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Traveling Images from Sebald’s Rings of Saturn

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Images from W. G. Sebald’s Rings of Saturn, refashioned into traveling postcards.  

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ICI Method: Copying

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In art schools near and far, it is still a tradition for young artists to copy the masterworks of art history in oils on canvas.  The comparable tradition has, for the most part, died out in the training grounds of literature, … Continue reading

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LIBRARY SHELF: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Ault, Julie; ed. Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1991) ICI Shelf: Artist Monographs First Line: “I want to begin this book by telling you that I knew Felix Gonzalez-Torres well.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (12-02-12)

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To the Temple

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This is a nondescript sign on a back road of East Anglia, England. But to anyone who has read W. G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn, this sign might (and it does) announce the site of Alec Girrard’s model of … Continue reading

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The Sign of the Masons

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The main entrance of the Great Eastern Hotel in London offers a ‘sign’ that is hidden in plain sight. Even though it was left off the hotel’s official floorplan, three bricked in windows act as a visual sign for a … Continue reading

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