Issue 47
Jun - Aug 1999

From this issue

Designed in Mexico, manufactured in China and sold exclusively at swapmeets throughout Los Angeles

BY Cameron Jamie |

Surveying the themeparking of the Ruhr district, Germany's industrial heartland

BY Krystian Woznick |

MoMA's 'Museum as Muse' and the fate of institutional critique

BY Frazer Ward |

Visiting the US Federal Emergency Management Agency

Inka Essenhigh

Verner Panton

Evan Holloway

The Britishness of Bluewater, the UK's largest mall

BY Ralph Rugoff |

Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder

The cultural quest for authenticity

Karl Gerstner

How important was Charles Saatchi really?

BY Matthew Slotover |

Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, UK

BY Michael Bracewell |

Marcel Odenbach