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BOMB 11 Winter 1985

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Interviews
Ralph Humphrey by Betsy Sussler
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John Jesurun by Craig Gholson
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From the “living film serial” Chang In A Void Moon performed at the Pyramid Club, 1982–84, to his most recent production, Red House, at La MaMa, 1984, John Jesurun has employed a number of devices heretofore known as cinematic: jump cuts, pans, visual and verbal double tracks, and editing crosscuts of time and place to create multiple time frames. 

First Proof
The Score: to Richard Stark by April Bernard
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A tree that falls / on facts, on women, whatever is in the way.

Two Poems by Bob Holman
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YOU CAN’T BE A JERK & WRITE GREAT POETRY

you can’t be a jerk & write great poetry

Post Partum by Bradford Morrow

The walls of Ms. Madeleine’s contemporary Lascaux would afford the casual anthropologist no prehistoric lineament of bison, mammoth or spearsman; rather, brash shadings of self-help, fashion, cuisine.

Promised Land by Burt Barr

It had rained all night and into the morning, a spring downpour, and now, in the middle of the afternoon, it looked like rain again, the sky a solid grey with dark clouds moving in from the south. 

My Bio: Notes on an American Childhood, 1949–1959 by Cookie Mueller

The year I was born, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty was signed, the Dutch were ousted from Indonesia, and the first Russian nuclear bomb was exploded. So what. It didn’t happen in America, so who cared?

Family Business by David Rattray
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On January 10, 1980, Bob Metzger, the doctor who had been treating my brother Joshua for several years, called me on the phone and announced, “It’s the end of the road for Joshua.”

Fasola: Shape-Note Folk Hymns

MURILLO’S LESSON. 358. Ils. Music: Alto by S.M. Denson.

Mackinaw by Felice Rosser
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Grandfather’s house creaks with ghosts at night. 

The Land of Juan Rulfo by Joan Harvey
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Two Poems by Kimiko Hahn
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The seam was gray as a recollection— / I mean, as that recollection / (even in my motel room)

Peter and the Pen  by Klaus Kertess
April Gornik

He was at a crowded airport, in July of the year 1970.

Out of the Past by Luc Sante
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Il 4 luglio by Marguerite Feitlowitz

Short story by Marguerite Feitlowitz. Excerpted from Rosalie

That Far Away Place: A Video Documentary on the Life of Clarence Adams by Oliver Phillip Walker

The following Interview took place in the Kitchen House—Mr. Adams’s restaurant in Memphis, Tenn. Vegetables are chopped and neatly laid cut on the counter—huge works line the wall behind him. He sings.

Two Poems by Ronald Edward Kittell
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The Candy Bar Blooz

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Four Poems by Ruth Danon
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Sensible Shoe
Developing Sixth Sense

Four Poems by Tim Dlugos
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Pretty Convincing

Talking to my friend Emily, whose drinking
patterns and extravagance of personal

More
Envy by Miyoshi Barosh
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North America Abstracted by Neil Jenney
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Detail of Kissing Dogs by Not Vital
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Claude’s Trees by Pierluigi Consagra
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The Colossus by Arnold Mesches
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Stack by Robert Moskowitz
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Untitled Painting by Ross Bleckner
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Untitled by Brice Marden
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Quarry I by Bryan Hunt
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Red Line by Shelley Kaplan
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After Walker Evans by Sherrie Levine
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Photograph by Sherrie Levine.

Aspen Colorado by Christopher Makos
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Red Swans by Susan Rothenberg
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Oil painting, titled Red Swans, by Susan Rothenberg.

1954 by Clyfford Still
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Training the Warhorse by Cora Cohen
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Green Figure by David Deutsch
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Casanova by David Kapp
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Untitled Painting by David Row
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Trees at the Pond by Sylvia Plimack Mangold
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Painting by Sylvia Plimack Mangold.

Soil Cap by Terry Winters
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Dracula by Tim Rollins & KOS
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Witches Rock by Timothy H. O'Sullivan
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Four Gangsters by Vernon Fisher
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Untitled Drawing by David Salle
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Four Photographs by Wendel A. White
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Black and white photographs by Wendel A. White. 

Journey by David True
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Western Sky by Yolanda Shashaty
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Oil paint on canvas, titled Western Sky, by Yolanda Shashaty.

Rushing Water IV by Deborah Kass
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Santa Cruz by Denise Green
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Harbor Fire by Donald Sultan
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My Dog Dick by Ed Rainey
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Daddy’s Girl by Eric Fischl
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The Saints by Forrest Bess
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Untitled Painting by George Condo
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Bacchus and Ariadne by Georgia Marsh
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Photograph of Michael Heizer’s Complex I, Nevada 1975 by Gianfranco Gorgoni
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