BOMB 14 Winter 1986

014 Winter 1986
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Roy Lichtenstein by April Bernard & Mimi Thompson
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April Bernard and Mimi Thompson speak with the legendary American painter on the eve of a Fall 1986 exhibition of his work, getting to the bottom of Lichtenstein’s brushstrokes and revealing his true feelings about comics.

Jackie Winsor by Craig Gholson
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Jackie Winsor talks to Craig Gholson about the influences of color on her sculptures and the discoveries she comes across through her work, as well as the dichotomous elemental impact of fire.

First Proof
Autumn Melancholy by Janet Hamill
​Giorgio de Chirico Infinite

Catherine de Montchensi was a young Occitanian wife in the age of l’amour courtois and the jeweled sunburst on the Virgin’s breast. 

Memory (One Kind of Time) by Kathy Acker
Carl Apfelschnitt

It was a long hot summer. She lay moaning on the fields where the straw grew.

Prelude to Delay the End by Liliana Ramos Collado

to follow the neck to the last bit of splendor

Four Poems by Mutabaruka
​Peter Drake

Weh mi belang?


Four Poems by Nancy Morejón

Poems from Indispensable October.

Murder in the Bog: A Mungo Stank Story by Patrick McGrath
Mark DeMuro

Ambrose Syme was a man of God and a superb classicist, perhaps the finest student of Petronious since Hugo Crub; but before I begin his tragic tale allow me to say a word or two on the subject of priest’s clothing. 

There is a Country in the World by Pedro Mir

There is

Three Poems by Janet Hamill



Robber by Andrew Beddoe
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Hark you unscrupulous monster you mocking pretender stand

même le soleil est nu by Anthony Phelps


Bottled country hurled out to sea

Memories of the Chalkstone Years by Dawad Philip

A Fair Isle shawl, a Foulard handkerchief
A hairnet for her unpressed hair

A Glimpse of Robert Musil by Edouard Roditi

When I used to go to Berlin before Hitler came to power, my friend Hans Siemsen, a German writer now but rarely read or remembered, always guided me in my choices of readings in contemporary German literature. 

The Cross by Felix Morrisseau LeRoy
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This is how it happened
Jesus Christ had to die

Five Poems by Georges Castera

On This Avenue Named After Dr. Aubry (Ri Doktè Obri)

On this Avenue named after Dr. Aubry,
things come into being

Meat Show by Robert Delford Brown
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Two photographs from Robert Delford Brown’s Meat Show, 1964.

Meditations on the Red Mass by Ann McCoy
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Essay exploring symbolic uses of blood and sacrifice in art.

Bird in Hand by Mark DeMuro
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Plaster, paint, and wire relief of a hand grasping an escaping bird, Bird in Hand by Mark DeMuro.

Self-Portrait by Maurice Grosser
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Self-Portrait, lithograph, by Maurice Grosser.

Young Christ Jesus by David Walter McDermott & Mssrs. McDermott
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Young Christ Jesus, oil on linen, by Mssrs. McDermott and McGough.

Flora by Ophrah Shemesh
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Oil on canvas painting, Flora by Ophrah Shemesh.

Black Slipping by Peter Blake
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Sanded, ink on paper work of a figure holding onto a galloping horse, Black Slipping by Peter Drake.

Two Drawings by Roberto Juarez
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Two drawn interventions on art history texts, Donkey Head and Untitled by Roberto Juarez.

Two Photographs by Sarah Charlesworth
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Two cibachrome prints of religious figures, Buddha and Madonna by Sarah Charlesworth.

Untitled Drawing by Stephen Hale
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Untitled graphite on paper drawing by Stephen Hale.

Two Photographs by Susan Unterberg
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Two photographic portraits, Self-Portrait and Mother Series by Susan Unterberg.

Knowledge from the Foreign Fields by Carl Apfelschnitt
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Painting by Carl Apfelschnitt, 1985, roplex and pigments on linen, 8 × 4 feet.

Theatrical by David Walter McDermott & Peter McGough
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Painting by David McDermott and Peter McGough, 1985, oil on linen, 8 × 5 feet.

The Nostalgia of the Infinite by Giorgio de Chirico
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Painting by Giorgio de Chirico, 1913–14, 53 × 23½ inches.

The Rose Tower by Giorgio de Chirico
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Painting by Giorgio de Chirico, 1913, 29½ × 39½ inches.

Head of Apollo by Unknown Artists
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Early second-century Roman marble sculpture.

Ornament by Suzanne Joelson
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Acrylic painting, Ornament by Suzanne Joelson.

Sacre Coeur for Proinsias Stagg by Ann McCoy
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A piece featuring animal figures and ancient architecture, Sacre Coeur for Proinsias Staggby Ann McCoy.

Torso of an Ephebos
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Second century Greco-Roman marble sculpture.

Two Photographs by Tom Drahos
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Two untitled photographic prints of Rorschach-like images by Tom Drahos.

Blood of a Poet Box by Eleanor Antin
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Photograph of Eleanor Antin’s artwork Blood of a Poet Box, 1965–68.

Portrait of Maurice Grosser by Virgil Thomson
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“Portrait” of artist Maurice Grosser in the form of sheet music by Virgil Thomson.

 The Seal of Life by Carl Apfelschnitt
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Handmade paper with pigment, The Seal of Life by Carl Apfelschnitt.

Heads by Yves Oppenheim
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Two terracotta sculptures of heads, Heads by Yves Oppenheim.

Two Drawings by Dan Asher
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Two oil pastel on canvas works, Bois Chenu (Jeanne La Pucelle) and Itzam Na T’UI by Dan Asher.

Two Drawings by Francesco Clemente
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Two pastel works, Naso and Everything I Know by Francesco Clemente.

Two Paintings by George Condo
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Two oil on canvas paintings, The Two Wear Hats and Love Thyself by George Condo.

Two Photographs by Kate Simon
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Two photographs, Ethyl Eichelberger as Lucretia Borgia and Ann Magnuson as Mrs. Rambo by Kate Simon. Magnusons’ dress by Pilar Limosner and wig by Barry Hendrickson.