May 1986

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • ON LOCATION

    Ida Panicelli on balancing bigger and smaller. Alberto Burri’s studio.
  • MODERN LIFE

    Carter Ratcliff on close encounters with unidentified flying zeitgeists.
  • TURNED OUT

    William Wilson on Biology 101 invades Art History 407. The canary graduates, with flying colors.
  • REMOTE CONTROL

    Barbara Kruger on private eyes and their parts: prime-time sex crimes.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on smoke signals.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on the substance of nobody's voice.
  • OBJECT

    Seigow Matsuoka on Kohei Sugiura: contemporary offerings to the shrine of the book.
  • BOOKS

    Brian O’Doherty on Inside the White Cube.
  • FEATURES

  • STANDING IN THE SHADOW
    Crisscrossing culture's compass, the art and ideas of Tatsumi Hijikata, William Klein, Daido Moriyama, Min Tanaka, and Shuji Terayama draw an other map.
  • RONALD BLADEN FROM X TO NOW
    Light-struck sculpture
  • DREAMING AWAKE
    Albert Hien's upside-down world.
  • THE COLORS OF DIRT
    How Lovis Corinth's painting, unclassifiable in its time, matters today.
  • THE READYMADE AND THE TUBE OF PAINT
    Marcel Duchamp, still unraveling.
  • ON THE RIVERBANK: A PROJECT FOR ARTFORUM
    With a note by Lisa Licitra Ponti
  • OF ART AND LANGUAGE
    The museum and the harrowing machine.
  • HIC JACET BEUYS
    Fat, a knapsack, felt; the hareskin coat, the cymbals. Artifacts of a life.