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Summer Issue Preview: Chris Martin and Cy Gavin

The artists discuss painting landscapes, from transient rays of moonlight to the immensity of environmental changes.

Summer Issue Preview : John Akomfrah by Shezad Dawood

On the eve of Signs of Empire, his current show at the New Museum, the British artist and filmmaker elaborates on how philosophy and the history of cinema have influenced his practice. 

Reclamation Is an Imperative: Paloma McGregor and Damian Griffin Interviewed by Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone

Previewing a public performance on the Bronx River. 

First Impressions by Tom Comitta
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This piece consists entirely of first sentences from 268 short stories published in The New Yorker over the past 20 years, from 1997 to 2017.

As for Langston Hughes by Terrance Hayes
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On more than one occasion I have been accused of disliking Langston Hughes. Untrue.

The Strange and the Mundane: Torbjørn Rødland Interviewed by Osman Can Yerebakan
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Photographs that make you look twice.

The Dream Image: Branden W. Joseph Interviewed by Felix Bernstein
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Editing a collection of artist Carolee Schneemann’s writings.

BOMB 141, Fall 2017

Featuring interviews with Amit Dutta, Lisa Sanditz, Nina Katchadourian, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Suzanne Bocanegra, Adrienne Truscott, Marcus Steinweg, Mike Wallace, and Lucy Ives. 

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BOMB 142, Winter 2018

Featuring interviews with Milford Graves, Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Meredith Monk, Jim Hodges, Lucy Dodd, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jlin, Cate Giordano, Don Mee Choi, Christian Hawkey, and Friederike Mayröcker.

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BOMB 143, Spring 2018

Featuring interviews with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Fred Moten, Sergio De La Pava, Nina Hoss, Barbara Hammer, Joseph Keckler, Lydia Ourahmane, Kaneza Schaal, Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi, and Summer Wheat.

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BOMB 144, Summer 2018

Featuring interviews with Chris Martin, Cy Gavin, Tauba Auerbach, Sam Hillmer, Amy Jenkins, Florian Meisenberg, John Akomfrah, Simone Forti, Ottessa Moshfegh, and Anna Moschovakis

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Embrace the Dread: A Conversation with Colin Winnette by R.O. Kwon Sergio Vega by Nicolás Guagnini Honor Moore & Victoria Redel William Forsythe by Gabriella De Ferrari Christopher Sorrentino by Dana Spiotta The Round Table Project: Part II by Saul Ostrow Antonio Caro Who is I? by Iris Cushing Peter Eisenman by Carlos Brillembourg Andy Freeberg by A.M. Homes Portia Zvavahera by Netsayi John Wiese by C. Spencer Yeh Padgett Powell by V. Hunt César Aira (en español) by María Moreno The World Without You: A Family Drama by Jeffrey Grunthaner First Look: James Benning by David Schwartz Gregory Crane by Simon Lane Jim Crace by Minna Proctor RAVE NEW WORLD: E-Vapor-8 by Antonia Marsh Bebo Valdés by Ned Sublette

New Books

The publications and authors worth highlighting.

Nothing Is Ever Wrong: Chelsea Hodson by Alex Zafiris
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The writer on surrendering, working through her avoidance, and using her body as an anchor. 

We Are The Thoughts of Sorrows: On Lou Reed’s book of poems Do Angels Need Haircuts? by Alex Zafiris
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After The Velvet Underground, a poetic underworld.

A Bildungsroman Spy Novel: On Rosalie Knecht’s Who is Vera Kelly? by Kristen Martin
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The covert operative with a complex psyche.

Feeling Changed: Rita Bullwinkel Interviewed by Lincoln Michel
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“I love titles that sound good in the mouth.”