episode 15

under the influence

after wondering why marion mahoney and eileen grey made japanese-inspired work, coco and natty talk about the appropriation of asian architecture in the west, orientalism in its various forms, including japonism and chinoiserie, copycats and copyrights, the opium war, walter benjamin, and knock-off bags. 

https://www.bl.uk/picturing-places/articles/the-gardens-at-kew

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