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At times, Blanke also runs the risk of conflating the membership of the Grange with the rural population as a whole, and claiming Grange ideals as representative of the values of the entire rural society.
Marvell took a nasty swipe at Dryden in his poem on Paradise Lost, and Dryden answered in the Preface to Religio Laici, conflating Marvell with that "first Presbyterian Scribber," Martin Marprelate.
This, along with other semiotic misadventures (such as conflating Saint Nick and Old Nick), leads Arnold to an interest in linguistics that, intriguingly, foreshadows, rather than emerges from, the challenges his last name will later come to pose.
And, by conflating maleness and femaleness without a corresponding cultural revolution which extols virtues such as pacifism and nurturance, normally associated with women and devalued thereby, we run the risk of allowing hegemonic masculinity, based on the foregrounding of power and domination, to assume primacy.
Cleverly conflating two senses of the term ("high pitch" and "triple"), the show's title referred to the ways in which sound can inform the three media of drawing, sculpture, and architecture (video appeared here too, but who's counting?
Here, as elsewhere in her work, Rovner distilled detail to essence, in this case neatly conflating linguistic "character" and human form.
Her project for the VIP Lounge at Art Forum Berlin in 2001 involved more hands-on displacements: Into a public space where one would expect a chic, integrated design, she imported lurid tables and chairs, of incompatible style and size, from private homes, thus conflating public and private spheres.
But the image includes all the telltale signs of the delinquent gaudy rings and bracelets, white suit conflating the picture of the young hero with the stereotype of the Albanian pimp or cigarette bootlegger doing his best Italian mob shtick.
Conflating cultural phenomena like the desire for the new (Pop) and the desire for immediacy or the "now" (Minimalism), his argument caricatures the ideas of Michael Fried and other serious, ambitious critics.
Conflating various pieces on a particular artist or subject, that book offered some of the best postwar thinking on Picasso, Bonnard, and especially Braque; it also made a case for English artists for whom I happen to have had (at the time) a young man's appreciation: Ben Nicholson, Graham Sutherland, Barbara Hepworth, Keith Vaughan, Victor Pasmore, Peter Lanyon, and others.
The 1961 photo of Manzoni signing the body of a nude woman as a "living sculpture" may seem to connect him to the all-too-conventional sexual politics of Klein's Anthropometries (in fact anyone, with Manzoni's signature and the appropriate certification, could become a living sculpture), but the more telling clue may come from the Base magica (Magic base, 1961), a wooden plinth whose brass plate is inscribed "PIER() MANZONI Scultura vivente," conflating title and authorship.
Conflating the roles of artist, shop assistant, and curator, Staton provides a portable window (she's about to set up a stall at the San Francisco Art Fair) for multiples of all kinds, mostly made with her shop in mind.