BOMB 23 Spring 1988

023 Spring 1988
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Three Painters: April Gornik, Freya Hansell, and Susan Rothenberg by Betsy Sussler
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Three prominent female painters engage in a roundtable discussion about style and technique in their paintings.

Paul Auster by Joseph Mallia
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Celebrated poet and author Paul Auster moves between forms and genres, creating ambitious works of literature. He speaks with writer Joseph Mallia on the necessities of writing and their impact on the reader.

Black-Eyed Susan by Kate Simon
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Black-Eyed Susan of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company on Charles Ludlam, motivation, and the film Ironweed.

Jeanne-Pierre Gorin by Lynne Tillman
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The French filmmaker, Jeanne-Pierre Gorin, began making films in 1968. He has collaborated with Jean-Luc Godard. His own films Poto and Cabengo and Routine Pleasures were released in 1979 and 1986, respectively.

The Round Table Project: Part I by Saul Ostrow
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A roundtable discussion on whether or not art can reverse history and the notion of the “sublime” within painting.

First Proof
Precious In His Sight by M. E. Hughes
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They married them young back then and always with an eye on adjoining acreage, so it was hardly surprising that Lizzard Patout knew, even before knowing who the female was to be, that he would impregnate her four times with four males in eight years—allowing a fallow year in between, which was sound, modern practice according to his agricultural course that came through the mail—one son for each farm bordering The Oaks, thus restoring the plantation to its original size.

Marlene by Mariarosa Sclauzero
​Claudia Hart

To separate from the past and drift away from the present becomes one sudden thought, yet everything I own is the accumulation of 23 years of life and I cannot go very far from my truths. I should have a job. 

Family by Brad Gooch

The subway when it goes by sounds like a roller-coaster making a turn into a down curve, minus screams. 

Horse Crazy by Gary Indiana
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One night, after taking a valium, I ask Gregory why he needs to hurt me. He says it isn’t him, but Bob. Bob? Yes, Bob, he insists.

Raucous Sun by Geneviève Letarte

I’m not the last one to have this happen. 

The Zulu (European Version) by Robin Collyer
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The Statues by Andy Patton
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Toxic Imaging by Betty Beaumont
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Proper Fit by Nancy Johnson
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Blade Study by Philip Taaffe
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Untitled Drawing by Claudia Hart
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Not Being Born by Ross Bleckner
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Study for Axon by David Row
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Tableau with Beast & Pillars by Bernie Miller
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Taj by Tim Zuck
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Excerpts from a Description of the Universe by Tom Dean
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Canuck Canuck Who’s There (Toronto) by David Craven
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“Air Canada flight 664 to Toronto is non-smoking,” reported the attendant.

“Every seat?” I sighed.

Leg of Mutton by Tony Scherman
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Two Pespectives by JoAnne Tod
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Four Sculptures by Wade Saunders
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Bad Faith-Yellow and Bad Faith-Blue by Will Gorlitz
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Untitled by Julian Lethbridge
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Two Works by Willy Heeks
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Untitled Sculpture (My Arms are Ready to Embrace the Universe with Love) by Ken Lum
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Untitled Painting by Al Taylor
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Fashion by José Arman-Pita
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Fashion portfolio produced by Candace Allenson and Robert McElroy with photos by Jose Arman-Pita.

Pines by Louisa Chase
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Condo by Alan Belcher
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