Art may be the True Form of Disarmament by Bonnie Sherk

BOMB 6 Summer 1983
006 Summer 1983

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Photo by Bonnie Sherk.

Art may be the True Form of Disarmament, is a new patriotic flag (red, white, and blue, nylon, 6 × 10 feet), designed by the artist and manufactured by the Valley Forge Flag Company of Pennsylvania, one of America’s oldest flagmakers. This flag is meant to fly wherever there is an elephant and a donkey. This picture shows the flag hanging on F Street in NW Washington, DC March, April, 1983.

Dr. Agitt Tortured by Sue Coe
One Piece: Clearly Confused by Natalie Baxter
Natalie Baxter Clearly Confused

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

Living Matter by Claire Atherton
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I never made a decision to become a film editor—or, in any case, I didn’t decide upon it at a young age and follow a single career path.

The Art of Satire: Slavs and Tatars Interviewed by Osman Can Yerebakan
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Fleshy ideas of language.

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BOMB 6, Summer 1983

Kathy Acker, Jene Highstein, Mark Pauline, James “Son” Thomas, art by Anthony McCall, Judy Pfaff, Julia Heyward, and more.

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006 Summer 1983