Four Drawings by George Herms

BOMB 109 Fall 2009
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George Herms, Corona #2, 2008, ink/somerset velvet, 34.75 × 47.5 inches. All images courtesy of Smith Anderson Editions, Palo Alto, and Susan Inglett Gallery, New York.

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George Herms, Family, 2008, ink/Rives BFK, 25 × 38 inches.

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George Herms, Act II: Away, 2008, ink/Neideggen, 25 × 38 inches.

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George Herms, Lyric (from Act III), 2008, ink/Rives BFK, 30 × 22 inches.

This issue of First Proof is sponsored in part by the Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation and the Thanksgiving Fund.

Walid Ra'ad by Alan Gilbert
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Lucy Winton by April Gornik
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Looking at a painting that Lucy Winton had made a few years ago—a strange and colorful assemblage of floating animals that jut, as bas-reliefs, from the board on which they are painted—I asked her about the odd drip coming from the head of a cow floating in the left-hand quadrant.

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BOMB 109, Fall 2009

Featuring interviews with Allen Ruppersberg and Cheryl Donegan, Allora & Calzadilla, Joel Shapiro, Lydia Peelle, Rebecca Solnit, Cherien Dabis, Karole Armitage and Lukas Ligeti, and Thomas Bradshaw.

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