Split Screen by Robert Nickas

BOMB 48 Summer 1994
048 Summer 1994

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

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Top: Aura Rosenberg, Untitled (O.S.), 1993, photograph. Bottom: Michelangelo Antonioni, film still from Blow-Up, 1966.

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Top: Busby Berkeley, Film still from Trans-Atlantic Merry-Go Round, 1934. Bottom: Lisa Beck, Nothing So Rare:, 1993, oil and alkyd on wood, hardware, 48 × 48 × 2.5 inches.

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Top: film still: Jeanne Moreau in “Fraçois Truffaut’s” Jules and Jim, 1961. Bottom: Sam Samore, Lips, photograph, 1990’s.

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Top: Film still: The Mighty Crusaders, (detail), Falcon Productions, 1960. Bottom: Peter Halley, Cinderblock Prison, (detail), 1990, fiberglass, 100 × 16 inches. 

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Top: Cady Noland, left, Your Fucking Face, 1993-94. Right, Gibbet, 1993-94. Bottom: Film still: Humphrey Bogart in King of the Underworld, Lewis Seiler, 1939.

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Top: Film still: The Bad Seed, Mervyn LeRoy, 1956. Bottom: Julia Scher, Security by Julia, 1993, photo by Joseph Cultice.

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Top: Film still: Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, Russ Meyer, 1965. Bottom: Steven Parrino, Blob #3 (Dead Flies), 1994.

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Top: Douglas Sirk, All That Heaven Allows, film still, 1955. Bottom: Joan Wallace, Stroking the Unhappy Wish, 1992, acrylic on canvas, 48 × 60 inches. Courtesy of Postmasters.

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Top: Unidentified film still. Bottom: Lutz Bacher, Big Boy, 1992, stuffed fabric, 8 × 5 × 2 feet. Courtesy of Pat Hearn Gallery.

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Top: Jack Gold, The Medusa Touch, 1978. Bottom: Steve DiBenedetto, Generic Moment, 1993, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 60 × 48 inches. Courtesy of Tony Shafrazi Gallery.

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Top: Rémy Belveaux, Man Bites, Andre Bonzel and Benôit Poelvoorde, 1992. Bottom: Lily van der stokker, Untitled (Motherfucker), 1994, drawing. Courtesy of Feature.

Cindy Sherman by Betsy Sussler
Sherman 01
Chris McKim’s Wojnarowicz: F**k You F*ggot F**ker by Eugenie Dalland
Three buffaloes tumble off the side of a cliff.

Wojnarowicz: F**k You F*ggot F**ker (World of Wonder) a documentary by Chris McKim, pays tribute David Wojnarowicz, capturing the care and ferocity of the AIDS activist and artist.

On the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
1  Little Africa In Ruins Web

A project organized by Kalup Linzy

Erica Baum by Rajesh Parameswaran
Untitled Simbolismo 1994

Baum’s work unearths and explores the incidental poetry of UFO sightings, dog-eared paperbacks, and obsolete artifacts like card catalogs.

Originally published in

BOMB 48, Summer 1994

Featuring interviews with Eric Bogosian, Rick Moody, bell hooks, Dennis Cooper, Jack Whitten, Michel Auder, Hanif Kureishi, Joel Thome, Keith Antar Mason, and Allison Anders.

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048 Summer 1994