BOMB 39 Spring 1992
When she was 26, Emma Tennant published a novel called The Color of Rain under the pseudonym Catherine Aydy. The name and title were both arrived at by manipulations of a Ouija board.
This interview between artist Terry Winters and poet Bob Holman begins with a poem by Holman and ends with ruminations on the beauty inherent in words and paintings.
Hedda Sterne’s artistic career spans the 20th Century art history books. She first exhibited with the Surrealists in Paris and immigrated to America becoming an integral part of the Rothko, Pollock, Newman circle.
Tom DiCillo speaks with Bette Gordon on directing his first film, Johnny Suede, and being one of the first to discover Brad Pitt and Catherine Keneer.
BARBARA ANN. I went to a dance looking for romance.
Mr. and Mrs. Tell ran the place from floor one.
Edek Zepler used to fuck Polish girls. They were mostly maids, and he fucked them, standing up, in the hallways of the buildings in which they worked.
Early in the morning, in this part of the world, in the summer, the sun is so strong and direct, I believe that all the spirits must be holding that fiery globe in its heavenly place and shining it down on us.
It’s 12:00 or thereabouts when I wake up.
Photo-essay by Marcus Schubert of architecture brut with introduction by Andrew MacNair.
Inner Hoodlum and Bad Day by Rebecca Howland.
Gelatin silver print photograph with dye transfer, Radio Rain by Todd Watts.
Two untitled paintings by George Negroponte.
Several orb-like objects made from glass, silicone, cork and wax, Protoplasmic Alphabet by Jill Reynolds.