November 2022 Volume CXCVI No– 713


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19 Editor’s Letter 20 Agenda

November highlights, including PAN Amsterdam and Fine Arts Paris 29 Around the Galleries

Samuel Reilly previews Asian Art in London, plus our pick of fairs and shows to see this month 37 Diary

Isabella Smith on the Japanese studio potter Shoji Hamada 43 Fresh Perspective

Hettie Judah considers how physical illness affects artists’ work 49 Art Market

Jane Morris asks whether auctionhouses stand to gain from selling work consigned by living artists

Cover  Drawing of Snoopy sleeping on his doghouse, by Charles M. Schulz (1922–2000). © Peanuts Worldwide LLC See feature on pp. 76–81


57 Collectors’ Focus

Emma Crichton-Miller on classical Chinese furniture 64 Architecture

Gillian Darley on the radical housing schemes of post-war Paris 67 Food

Thomas Marks on plastic sushi that looks good enough to eat 69 Wine

Christina Makris takes a spirited look at the creative side of cognac 72 Interview

Art adviser Laura Paulson lets Edward Behrens into the secrets of building up a serious collection

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Features 76 Comic Genius

In his Peanuts cartoons, Charles M. Schulz managed to capture – and allay – the anxieties of the nuclear age, writes Todd McEwen 82 Distance Vision

Sophie Barling visits the restored Albert Kahn museum in Paris, home to a remarkable humanist project to photograph the world 90 Chasing the Dragons

Dany Chan of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore explains the intricacies of a Song-dynasty ritual cup made of jade 96 Grave Matters

Tom Hardwick on what the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb and the fate of its contents meant in a newly independent Egypt