The Land of Pele by Ana Barrado

BOMB 16 Summer 1986
016 Summer 1986
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Ana Barrado, The Land of Pele, 1979, black and white photograph.

Two Photographs by Amanda Means
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BOMB 16, Summer 1986

Linda Hunt, Alexander Liberman, art by Jeff Koons, John Baldessari, Barbara Bloom, and more. Cover art by James Nare.

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016 Summer 1986