Two Paintings by Mark Tansey

BOMB 10 Fall 1984
Issue 10 010  Fall 1984

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Bomb 10 Tansey 001 Body

Mark Tansey, Marriage to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1984, oil on canvas, 32 × 85 inches.

Bomb 10 Tansey 002 Body

Mark Tansey, Triumph of the New York School, 1984, oil on canvas, 74 × 120 inches. Courtesy Grace Brogenicht Gallery.

Portfolio by Cy Gavin
Cy Gavin Bomb 1

“How does it feel to be a problem? they say, I know an excellent colored man in my town; or, I fought at Mechanicsville; or, Do not these Southern outrages make your blood boil? To the real question, How does it feel to be a problem? I answer seldom a word.

Billy Sullivan by Saul Ostrow
Sullivan 01 Body

Painter Billy Sullivan recalls the wisdom of Warhol, Woodstock wiles and the downside of mail-order boots.

Christopher Brown by Thomas Bolt
Christopher Brown. Photograph © 1990 by M. Lee Fatherree.

Christopher Brown pictures paint as a material and narrative vehicle. Thomas Bolt discusses this direct approach and its refreshing bluntness with the artist.

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BOMB 10, Fall 1984

María Irene Fornés, Jeff Weiss, art by Cindy Sherman, Billy Sullivan, Robert Gober, Laurie Simmons, and more.

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Issue 10 010  Fall 1984