Double-Num Wall Tattoo by Gretchen Faust

BOMB 38 Winter 1992
038 Winter 1992

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

38 Faust 01 Body

Gretchen Faust, Double-Num Wall Tattoo, 1991, 12 × 10½ inches.

38 Faust 02 Body

Gretchen Faust, Double-Num Wall Tattoo, verso, 12 × 10½ inches.

Poem and Painting by Marjorie Welish
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Sign Language by Jane Kaplowitz
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Untitled Drawing by Allan McCollum
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Artwork by Allan McCollum, 1988–90, pencil, 14 × 9½ inches. 

Shannon Ebner and Zoe Leonard
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Both artists overturn photographic conventions to slow down our reading of physical and verbal landscapes. Their exchange touches on the retina, the sun, and camera obscura.

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BOMB 38, Winter 1992

Featuring interviews with Edward Albee, Caryl Phillips by Graham Swift, Barbara Kopple, Mike Kelley, Colm Tóibín, Valerie Jaudon, Robbie Robertson, Brigitte Rouan, Nicole Burdette, Clutter, Todd Ayoung, Exene Cervenka, and Carolyn See.

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038 Winter 1992