1. Loose Leaf: The help, a super cut

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    A look back at "the help" in movies and television.

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    • Loose Leaf: John W. Coffey & Bill Brown, "What Story Do We Privilege?"

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      Our Winter 2013 issue features an essay by NCMA curator John W. Coffey on the curious provenance of a bust of John C. Calhoun. Marred during the Civil War, the bust was originally covered with cosmetics before being displayed at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Here, Coffey and NCMA conservator Bill Brown discuss their decision to remove the make-up for display and privilege one aspect of the bust’s story.

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      • Loose Leaf: Brent Feito, "Finding Meaning in Each Other's Experiences"

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        From the early days of his childhood in Virginia, Brent Feito had a strong interested in history. He became involved in Civil War reenacting at age nine, which has had a lasting effect on his life. The hands on nature of learning and experiencing history through reenactment inspired him to pursue a degree in history with the hopes of a career in the field. Brent now works as a film producer and researcher, specializing in historical film.

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        • Loose Leaf: Matthew Shelton, "Making a Book Look the Way It Feels"

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          Artist Matthew Shelton explores the persistent tension of the past in his photo essay, "The Revenant." Using a drill, Shelton transformed Bell Irvin Wiley’s "Embattled Confederates: An Illustrated History of Southerners at War" (Harper & Row, 1964) and then photographed the fragments. Here he talks about his inspiration and the reckless purpose he found in the process.

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