Paper Clip #14 by Tyler Curtis

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Part of the Paper Clip series.

1. An essay on Sadie Benning and the “in-built modernism” of the PXL 2000. Benning’s It Wasn’t Love is on view at the New Museum through May 26.

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2. The 1992 book, Everything is Permitted: The Making of Naked Lunch, features Gary Indiana’s essay on the “Burroughsian.” Filmmaker Chris Rodley also wrote about David Cronenberg’s dialogic relationship to Burroughs.

3. Lydia Davis reads and lectures on Madame Bovary at 92Y.

4. When director Maurice Pialat won the Palme d’Or in 1987, he got booed, and responded accordingly.

MUBI Notebook republished an interview with late filmmaker Jean Eustache, originally from a 1971 issue of La Revue du Cinéma.

Pialat’s Under the Sun of Satan and Eustache’s debut, The Mother and the Whore, screen at BAM on May 9 and May 12, respectively, as part of the series, Booed at Cannes.

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Still from “Big Wrench” by Chris Burden. 1980.

5. In Big Wrench, broadcast on KTSF Public Access TV in 1980, artist Chris Burden dryly recounts his six months with an antique, 16,000 lb. freight-truck, which quickly became “a metaphor for personal insanity.”

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