Three Works by Fred Valentine

BOMB 117 Fall 2011
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Fred Valentine 1

Fred Valentine, Large Clown, 2005, charcoal on torn and disrupted paper, 50 × 38 inches.

Fred Valentine 2

Fred Valentine, Atoon for a Wobbly Optimism, 2010, oil on canvas, 9 × 12 inches

​Fred Valentine 3

Fred Valentine, Lure, 2008–09, oil on wood panel, 10 ½ × 14 inches.

This issue of First Proof is funded, in part, by the Bertha and Isaac Liberman Foundation and the Thanksgiving Fund.

Additional funding is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, and readers like you.

Natalie Frank by Dasha Shishkin
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BOMB Specific: Dear David: An Exchange by David Geers & Peter Rostovsky
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Great to see you as always. A few questions came to me, typically after all was said and done. I thought I’d send them over while our very interesting conversation was still fresh in my mind.

The Wick by Lamar Peterson
Lamar Peterson The Wick
The Folding Screen by Ursula Helman

Section titled “The Folding Screen,” curated by Ursula Helman featuring folding screen works by Ed Ruscha, Lucas Samaras, Helen Frankenthaler, and Jennifer Bartlett among others.

Originally published in

BOMB 117, Fall 2011

Featuring interviews with Clifford Owens, Eve Sussman, Lisa Yuskavage, Sanford Biggers, Geoff Dyer, Kenneth Goldsmith, Neil Michael Hagerty, and Peter Eisenman.

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