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Visual Art: March 2013 Archives

Are we just nostalgic?

366px-Girl_with_a_Hoop.JPGBy Jeanette Kelly

I grew up in a flat-roofed house, with pictures windows, floor to ceiling,
an open concept living and dining room and Danish modern furniture.

I loved the clean lines, the wood panelling on the walls and the views out over the poplar trees.

But I've never since then lived in a modern house!

My first apartment on rue Desjardins in Old Quebec was a rickety affair with deep stone walls and sloping floors.

My current home was built in the early 1920s with some oak trim and a couple of leaded glass windows.

I'm nostalgic for the modern. But it would seem that a lot of us are still stuck even further in the past.

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