May 1989

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • Believe It or Not

    J. Hoberman on American Myths
  • At the Limits

    Homi K. Bhabha on The Power of the Text
  • Folio

    Buzz Spector on John Baldessari's Tristram Shandy
  • Special Effects

    Carol Squires on The News and Its Pictures
  • What in the World

    Andrew Solomon on The Art of Perestroika Part II
  • Expertease

    Bell Hooks on Cultural Interrogations
  • FEATURES

  • ADDED ATTRACTIONS
    Patricia C. Phillips
  • DROMOS INDIANA
    Francesc Torres, A project for Artforum
  • MOURNING IN AMERICA: DIAMANDA GALAS
    Richard Gehr
  • SOME THINGS THAT CANNOT BE SAID ANY OTHER WAY
    Alexandre Melo
  • IDEAS AND EMOTIONS
    David Deitcher
  • EGYPTIAN SECRETS, OR JOHNNY INVESTIGATES THE AFTERLIFE
    Johnny, A project for Artforum
  • SPORT ILLUSTRATED
    Melissa Harris
  • IF YOU GO DOWN IN THE WOODS TODAY: FORTUYN/O'BRIEN
    Pier Luigi Tazzi
  • THE NIGHT OWL
    Anthony Korner
  • REVIEWS