Blind Man’s Bluff by Vitaly Komar & Alexander Melamid

BOMB 9 Spring 1984
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Komar and Melamid, Blind Man’s Buff, 1982-1983, oil on canvas, 72 x 47”. Photo by James Dee, Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc., New York.

Invent New Rules: Lara Vapnyar Interviewed by Rebecca Schiff
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The writer on creating a legend about her mother, breaking the fourth wall, and Elena Ferrante’s honesty.

That You Have the Body: Alix Lambert Interviewed by Signe Swanson
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The filmmaker and photographer discusses the return to her work on Russia’s inmates.

Illustration and Language: Caitlin Keogh Interviewed by Caroline Elbaor

Painting the fragmented body.

Originally published in

BOMB 9, Spring 1984

Nicolas Echevarria, Pam Yates, art by James Nares and Tom Otterness, writing by Daisy Zamora, Kathy Acker, Glenn O’Brien, and more.

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009 Spring Summer 1984