October 1986

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • WHAT IN THE WORLD

    Herbert Muschamp on Eureka—Mona Helga.
  • OBJECT

    Alessandro Mendini on antiques regain their youth.
  • EXITS AND ENTRANCES

    Jon Savage on Oedipus in reverse.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on Can we talk?
  • BOOKS

    John Howell on David Byrne's True Stories and Nan Goldin's Ballad of Sexual Dependency.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on Extrasensory perception.
  • A CANVAS OF EPISODES

    Frederic Tuten on Rex gets his feet wet.
  • FEATURES

  • The Leap of Faith
    In Colin McCahon's paintings, the cliffs of Otakimiro and Motutara describe a path of grace.
  • Ettore Spalletti's Archipelago of Color
    Islands and gardens, basins, columns, and hills, in sensuous dust.
  • Peter Hutton: A Tale of Two Cities
    An American avant-garde filmmaker in Budapest
  • Bagpipes on the Shore
    On packing one's bags with visual expectations, and on traveling light
  • The World of Photography
    A crash course in a pictorial field.
  • Under Midwestern Eyes
    Silos of the heart
  • A Blossoming of Cells
    Michelle Stuart's polyvalent panoramas
  • A Double Portrait of Cecil Beaton
    Edwardian Modernism
  • REVIEWS