Through the Night Softly by Chris Burden

BOMB 6 Summer 1983
006 Summer 1983
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Chris Burden, Through the Night Softly. Photo by Chris Hill. Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.

Through the Night Softly, Main Street LA, September 12, 1973.

“Holding my hands behind my back, I crawled through 50 feet of broken glass. There were very few spectators, most of them passersby.”

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BOMB 6, Summer 1983

Kathy Acker, Jene Highstein, Mark Pauline, James “Son” Thomas, art by Anthony McCall, Judy Pfaff, Julia Heyward, and more.

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006 Summer 1983