The Seal of Life by Carl Apfelschnitt

BOMB 14 Winter 1986
014 Winter 1986

Discover MFA Programs in Art and Writing

Carl Apfelschnitt

Carl Apfelschnitt, The Seal of Life, 1985, handmade paper with pigment, 4 × 3 inches.

Carl Apfelschnitt by Sarah Charlesworth
Two Photographs by Sarah Charlesworth
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Two cibachrome prints of religious figures, Buddha and Madonna by Sarah Charlesworth.

Roland Flexner by Shirley Kaneda
Roland Flexner

The 19th-century traditional skills of the “fine artist” and the nomadic intellect of the postmodern would seemingly be at odds with one another, as if object and subject were intent on maintaining total disregard or being completely dissolved by each other. Such a paradox is at the core of Roland Flexner’s work.

Monique Prieto by David Pagel
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Truly a cyber-era artist, Monique Prieto’s bold, colorful abstract paintings are composed on the computer. Their emotive quality relies on the traditional triangle of the eye-hand-brain. BOMB contributing editor David Pagel finds out how it all connects.

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BOMB 14, Winter 1986

Roy Lichtenstein, Jackie Winsor, art by Sarah Charlesworth, Francesco Clemente, and more.

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014 Winter 1986