BOMB 51, Spring 1995

The cover of BOMB 51

Felix Gonzalez-Torres by Ross Bleckner, Juliana Hatfield, Li Young Lee, Antonia Bird & Danny Boyle, Liz Diamond, Bradford Morrow, Dave Hickey, David Seidner, Shirley Kaneda, Cachao, and William Gass.

Cachao

by Jorge Socarrás

Cachao, the bassist who created mambo, is now the subject of a documentary, Like His Rhythm There’s None Other. Throughout his rich career, he has cut across the boundaries between nations, musical forms and styles.

Sundance: Danny Boyle

by Susan Shacter

Susan Shacter interviews two British directors, Antonia Bird and Danny Boyle. Bird delves into the politics of being a female director, while Boyle expands on working closely with actors.

Sundance: Antonia Bird

by Susan Shacter

Susan Shacter interviews two British directors, Antonia Bird and Danny Boyle. Bird delves into the politics of being a female director, while Boyle expands on working closely with actors.

Dave Hickey

by Saul Ostrow

Critic to critic: Saul Ostrow speaks with Dave Hickey, author of The Invisible Dragon and the man who introduced Beauty as a social issue.

David Seidner

by Louise Neri

David Seidner’s photographic work is rooted in his search for the “right moment”—informed by his deep knowledge and appreciation of classical Greek art.

Bradford Morrow

by Jim Lewis

Bradford Morrow discusses his novel, Trinity Fields, growing up in the post-atomic era, and the themes of life and death in Los Alamos.

Juliana Hatfield

by Steven Cantor

Singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield discusses her solo career since the break-up of Blake Babies, her mid-’80s Boston-based garage pop band.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

by Ross Bleckner

Painter Ross Bleckner in conversation with Felix Gonzalez-Torres on the installation artist's lost love, as well as the political implications of the "gay artist" label.

Li Young Lee

by James Lee

What took three nights to write and five years to prepare for, Li-Young Lee’s memoir The Winged Seed: A Remembrance takes poetic thought and language to a whole new level.

Shirley Kaneda

by David Clarkson

Shirley Kaneda is a Japanese artist that studied painting and illustration at Parsons School of Design in Manhattan. Kaneda creates distinctly complex abstract paintings using bright colors and bold patterns.

BOMB 51
Spring 1995
The cover of BOMB 51