BOMB 24, Summer 1988

The cover of BOMB 24

Richard Prince by Marvin Heiferman, Christian Lacroix, Sandra Bernhard by Gary Indiana, John Patrick Shanley, Gregor von Rezzori, Cristobal Balenciaga, and more.

German novelist Gregor Von Rezzori on his masterpiece, The Death of My Brother Abel, the decline of postwar Europe, and the insurmountable influence of Nabokov.

Sandra Bernhard collaborated with John Boskovitch to write her 1988 show Without You I’m Nothing. Sandra was inspired to develop material after two years traveling on the road with John and the outrageous situations they encountered.

Richard Prince

by Marvin Heiferman

A look back to nearly twenty years ago, as Richard Prince discusses the jokes, cartoons and gangs that populate a lifetime of work, with Marvin Heiferman. Prince has a new show at Gagosian Gallery in New York which opens November 8th.

 

Seven poems, “The Murder of Abraham Lincoln,” “The Stormy Petrel,” “Afraid of the Light,” “Bird and Birdcatcher,” “A Swan,” “A Verse,” and “Burned Ships” by Henrik Ibsen. Translated by Michael Feingold.

 

The Dogs

by Burt Barr

A man stays at a beach house and contends with the many dogs in the area, “The Dogs” by Burt Barr, October 1975. Adapted into a video by the author.

Three poems, “El Mar,” “El Gran Despecho (The Great Despair),” and “Alta Hora De La Noche” by Roque Dalton. Translations by James Graham.

Four Poems

by Claribel Alegría

Four poems, “Mortally Wounded,” “My City,” “The Procession,” and “The Return” by Claribel Alegría. Translated by Darwin J. Flakoll.

Four Poems

by Roberto Sosa

Four poems, “Urgent,” “Military Secret,” “Stroessner Or The Mask,” and “The Brutal Lovers” by Roberto Sosa. Translated from Spanish by Jo Anne Engelbert.

Elizabeth Cannon

by Taro Suzuki

 

Mixed-media piece, Elizabeth Cannon by Taro Suzuki—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

Yohji Yamamoto

by Frank Ockenfels

 

Yohiji Yamatoto by Robert Longo with Frank Okenfels—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

John Galliano

by Lynda Benglis

 

Silver necklace by Lynda Benglis and model Patti Stoker—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

Christian Lacroix

by Billy Sullivan

 

Drawings of Christian LaCroix designs by Billy Sullivan—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

Azzedine Alaïa

by David McDermott

 

Drawing inspired by Alaïa by David McDermott and Peter McGough—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

Cristobal Balenciaga

by David Seidner

 

Balenciaga shoot by David Seidner with model Tina Chow—from the Artists Choose Designers portfolio, where nine New York artists interpret the work of nine fashion designers.

 

BOMB 24
Summer 1988
The cover of BOMB 24