September 1985

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • ON LOCATION

    Germano Celant on Sculpture and painting in Emilio Vedova’s studio in Venice.
  • GROUND UP

    Herbert Muschamp on Architecture without architecture critics: ideal for the architects.
  • TURNED OUT

    William Wilson on Richard Avedon, Sam Shepard, Joan Didion, and the pull of the American West.
  • MODERN LIFE

    Carter Ratcliff on Utopianism become survivalism—the quantum mechanics of body-building, in the West and in the East.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on The new ads and their gift of art. Easel does it.
  • BACKDROP

    Stuart Morgan on Photographs of the last resort, by Martin Parr.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on Charles Manson, Elvis Costello, and the LA sign system.
  • BOOKS

    Frederic Tuten on Julian Barnes' Flaubert’s Parrot. Feathers fly.
  • FEATURES

  • BACK TO THE FUTURE
    Donald Kuspit
  • PARADISE GAINED
    Max Wechsler
  • THE NEW ISAMU NOGUCHI GARDEN MUSEUM
    Shigeo Anzai
  • A REFLECTION ON POST-MODERNISM
    Kate Linker
  • A TALE OF THE GERMAN JEW
    Jean Fisher
  • BILL BRANDT’S DOCUMENTARY FICTIONS
    Charles Hagen
  • THE ARROW IN THE MIND
    Italo Calvino
  • PROJECT FOR ARTFORUM
    Glen Baxter
  • REVIEWS