BOMB 15 Spring 1986
Ping Chong and Pablo Vela describe growing up as cultural outsiders “looking in” on America and how this perspective led them to directing and collaborating.
Horton Foote, author of numerous stage, television and screenplays, has won Academy Awards for To Kill a Mockingbird and Tender Mercies. He speaks here with playwright Stuart Spencer
Georgia Marsh and David Deutsch discuss obsession, planetariums, and the elusive relationship between interior and exterior spaces in his work.
Waterland, first published In England in 1983, established Graham Swift as one of the more original, elegant, and imaginatively fertile of the younger English writers. Patrick McGrath talks to him about his work in a cold house off the Fulham Road
Warrior/Two Step Half Step No More
Excuse me, brother
One more all-silk suit and he’s all yours, / not an Indian, but pure Pontiac.
Her nostrils flared into fleshly roan rings pulled open by tautening about both sides of the longish jaw and muscular apple-round cheek, a movement which brought into view the crisp, expressive teeth hung in her head.
She calls me in the middle of the night, holds me tight, trembling. Mummy, I scared.
Mixed media piece featuring lacquer spray, glass, hydrostone, plaster mix lichen, wood, epoxy resin, and gouache, Travelvet by Dike Blair.
Gestural charcoal on paper drawing, Ruby Range by Don Steinmetz.
Four drawings—Working Plan for the sculpture A World Circuitry, Integrated Brussles, A New York Circuitry, and Roma by Francoise Schein.
Two oil on linen paintings, Untitled and Crocodile Tears by Ross Bleckner.
Oil stick, enamel, and concrete work on wood of several blood cells, Blue Blood by Ti Shan Hsu.
Two platinum-palladium photographs by Gregory Rukavina. Taken from False Work—ADAMINUS/DESCO/GEOR/IO.ME/FECI/T. (Part 1).
Two fiberglass sculptures, Nuts and S.C. by Tom Butter.
Portfolio featuring four photographs, Sofa, Tape #3, Parka, and Pants #7 by Jimmy DeSana.
Two mixed media constructions utilizing lights, motors, and digital computers, S.W.A.M.P.and The Invention of Solitude by Jon Kessler.
Two oil on wood paintings featuring spherical objects in cosmic settings, The Suggestion of Reception and The Farmer by Karla Knight.
Two sculptures of altered ready-mades like a chair and a locker, Harvest and Closet by Bill Woodrow.
Two sculptures utilizing steel, fiberglass, hydrocal, paint, aluminum, and oil, Fish Jumping Out Of Its Skin and PCB’s In The Hudson.
Two oil, acrylic, and wood constructions, Carnival Echoes and Oxen of the Sun by Kenji Fujita.
Small bronze sculpture of a cross-legged figure, Protected Woman by Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn.