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A Room with a View, Here by Richard McGuire

Posted by Liam Dodds on January 06, 2015 in Reviews tagged with , , , , , , ,

My favourite series of panels in Richard McGuire’s Here begins with a double-page feature of 1973 wherein a young woman in a grey, layered t-shirt sets up a projector screen over the course of ten double-pages. Her pale feet graze the fringes of a recognisably Seventies-pile carpet, a geometric-print curtain frames a window in the room that portrays a young couple, an artist and his muse, settling onto an azure field of 1840’s New Jersey, while in 1953 a disembodied male voice proclaims that “when you smell something you are actually inhaling modules that have detached themselves from w