Head by Italo Scanga

BOMB 6 Summer 1983
006 Summer 1983
6 Scanga Body

Italo Scanga, Head, 1982, wood and oil, 35 × 29 × 15 inches.

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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