Man on the Top by Joel Otterness

BOMB 6 Summer 1983
006 Summer 1983
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Joel Otterson, Man on the Top, 1982, marble and wood, 72 × 11 × 11 inches. Courtesy of Nature Morte.

Mel Kendrick by Carroll Dunham
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Mel Kendrick’s studio has always been filled with tools. The place feels like an extension of his brain and body, a labyrinth of identity projection and maintenance where thought occurs through the manipulation of inert material rather than the coursing circuits of neurotransmission.

Rooster by Brett DePalma
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Mixed-media sculpture, Rooster by Brett DePalma.

Two Works by Jene Highstein
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Two works by Jene Highstein—one bone black pigment drawing on rag paper and one sculpture of carved elm.

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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