COLUMNS

  • PRINT April 1992

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor to Artforum. His most recent book, Dead Elvis, received a Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award earlier this year; several chapters were originally published in Artforum.

  • PRINT February 1992

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum. His book Lipstick Traces, 1989, was recently published by Leonardo editore, Milan, as Tracce di rossetto.

  • PRINT January 1992

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum. His project “A Corpse in Your Mouth” is published in the Fall 1991 number of South Atlantic Quaterly.

  • PRINT December 1991

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum. His latest book, Dead Elvis: A Chronicle of a Cultural Obsession, has just been published by Doubleday, New York.

  • PRINT November 1991

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum and the author of Dead Elvis: A Chronicle of a Cultural Obsession, published this month by Doubleday.

  • PRINT October 1991

    Greil Marcus

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum.

  • PRINT Summer 1991

    Greil Marcus' Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus is a contributing editor of Artforum.

    Bob Dylan’s the bootleg series, volumes 1–3 [rare & unreleased] 1961–1991 (Columbia) contains a shadow version of his entire career, embedded within 58 performances. They range from a tune taped in a Minnesota hotel room in 1961 to an outtake from the 1989 album Oh Mercy; along the way, three CDs collect concert recordings, alternate takes, rehearsals, and publishing demos, programmed roughly year by year. A lot of it is dross, a history of unfinished ideas or untranscended clichés, a book of footnotes. Other parts work as a series of interruptions—of

  • PRINT May 1991

    Greil Marcus’ Real Life Rock

    Greil Marcus’ “Social History als Schlatter” appears in the current issue of Texte zur Kunst. He is a contributing editor of Artforum.