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Buffalo Grain Elevators – The Future That Could Have Been; The Past That Is Disappearing

For whatever reason, whether it was because they were more interested in the systems of abstraction, purism and essentialism that were being developed in the arts at the time, or because the technical and cultural conditions of their era were … Continue reading

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Buffalo Grain Elevators and Early American Modernism (a Photo Essay)

The history of the United States begins with a (coup)age; with a fracture more radical and virulent in its time than any revolution since.  Transnational and perpetual in its effects, the American Revolution represents the painful birth of the first … Continue reading

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