Veil Portraits by Alf Young

BOMB 4 Fall 1982
004 Summer Fall 1982

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Taylor Mead. Photo by Bert Pence. Courtesy of John Leon Gallery

Alf Young makes portraits by suspending, one at a time, several lengths of sheer fabric in front of his subject. Tracing the person’s image onto the fabric. Each of the layers of lines are slightly out of sync. The images seem to stir. He is showing them at the newly established John Leon Gallery this October.

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BOMB 4, Fall 1982

Mary Heilmann & Ellen Phelan, Georgia Marsh, Paul Bowles, Michael McClard, and Duncan Hannah. Cover by Mary Heilmann.

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004 Summer Fall 1982