January 1986

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • ON LOCATION

    Milton Resnick, New York City.
  • TURNED OUT

    John Howell on Christo in Paris. The bridge wore beige.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on heart from the heartland.
  • MODERN LIFE

    Carter Ratcliff on AIDS. The buried allegory.
  • GROUND UP

    Herbert Muschamp on Parabuilding—the Postmodern tick on the Modern elephant.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on the model critic: a new face in the empire of signs.
  • REMOTE CONTROL

    Barbara Kruger on Waiting for Gloria.
  • BOOKS

    Sarah Bodine on Moholy-Nagy.
  • Mark Francis on Ian Hamilton Finlay: A Visual Primer.
  • Charles Hagen on The Indelible Image: Photographs of War—1846 to the Present.
  • Mark Holborn on Tokyo 1970-1985.
  • Donald Kuspit on The Sense of Sight.
  • Greil Marcus on Dada/Dimensions.
  • Herbert Muschamp on Ballet and Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky: Interviews with George Balanchine.
  • Carter Ratcliff on Painters and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Paris.
  • Barry Schwabsky on Jim Dine Drawings.
  • Frederic Tuten on History of the Universe.
  • FEATURES

  • HYSTERICAL PAINTING
    Civilization and Francis Bacon's exhibition of its discontents
  • A PROJECT FOR ARTFORUM
    Written leaf.
  • CULTIVATED CANVASES
    Richard Diebenkorn's uneasy grace
  • IMAGINEERING
    An introduction to bricolage by Japanese women artists
  • THE REALISTS
    The birth of the world and the cinema in the films of the brothers Taviani
  • TORN TOGETHER
    Ching Ho Cheng's unrepeatable abstractions
  • REVIEWS