BOMB 43 Spring 1993

043 Spring 1993
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Tony Kushner by Craig Lucas
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“It’s been a very, very strange time. I feel very lost and confused and sort of unclear about what I should be doing with the play, where I should be going with it and where I should be going after the play is done.”

Fae Myenne Ng by Angel Velasco Shaw
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Jeanette Winterson by Catherine Bush
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Andres Serrano by Anna Blume
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“Awkward moments and mutual hostility” abound in this conversation with artist and provocateur Andres Serrano on his most recent collection of photographs of dead bodies.

Mira Schor by Shirley Kaneda
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The painter/writer Mira Schor addresses feminist issues, articulating the question of identity.

Barbara Hammer by Tina DiFeliciantonio
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Gillian Armstrong by Liza Béar
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Ousmane Sembene by John Singleton & Reginald Woolery
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Ousmane Sembene, the Senegalese writer and director of Black GirlCeddo, and Camp de Thiaroye is the point by which African cinema sets its compass.

Vernon Reid by Tracie Morris
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Srinivas Krishna by Lawrence Chua
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“I hear this all the time in places like New York. People say, ‘Yes, I’m an artist but I don’t have that much time anymore because I’m also a psychologist, and a novelist, and a yoga teacher.’ To that I say, ‘Actually, all you are is a fucked up, displaced human being.’” Srinivas Krishna

Laurie Carlos by Nicky Paraiso
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Max by David Rattray

Every morning at 8:45, one of my clocks plays the Meistersinger Prelude theme on a set of silver chimes, and I wake up. 

Two Poems by Jose Padua


Perfection is all those horrible old love affairs

Riders to the Sea by Maria Flook

Bell was fighting a sex hangover as he fixed a fried egg sandwich. 

Come by Pablo Tapay Bautista

Ruel is crying.
He has decided to fall in love.

Four Songs by Tom Verlaine
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Guess I need some EDUCATION …

Loverboys by Ana Castillo

Two boys are making out in the booth across from me. 

Dave 1984-1990 (Headcrusher) by Kathe Burkhart
Kathe Burkhart, Dave 1984–1990 (Headcrusher), 1992, acrylic, modeling paste, feathers on canvas, 48 × 42 inches.

Painting on canvas of an invented torture device, Dave 1984-1990 (Headcrusher) by Kathe Burkhart. 

Olive Oil Swami by Keith Boadwee
Keith Boadwee, Olive Oil Swami, 1992, unique duraflex photo, 48 × 60 inches. Courtesy of Stux Gallery.

Duraflex photograph Olive Oil Swami by Keith Boadwee.

Black-Eyed Sue by LC Armstrong
LC Armstrong, Black-Eyed Sue, 1992, enamel, resin, smoke (bomb fuse burns), on aluminum, 80 × 60 inches.

Piece utilizing burns from a bomb fuse, as well as enamel and resin, on aluminum, Black-Eyed Sue by LC Armstrong.

The Web by Catherine Howe
Catherine Howe, The Web, 1992, oil on linen, 82 × 58 inches.

Oil painting on linen of a woman in a dress; The Web by Catherine Howe.

Delta 5 by Charles Long
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Colored pencil on rag drawing, Delta 5 by Charles Long.

Two Works by Fred Tomaselli

A drawing (Portrait of Bill) and a photogram (Analgesic, Sugar and Saccharin #3) by Fred Tomaselli.

Poppie’s by Jimmie Durham

Abstract painting on paper, Poppie’s by Jimmie Durham, selected by Bill Arning and Paul Ramirez-Jonas. This article is only available in print.

Evening in Paris by John Lindell
John Lindell, Evening in Paris, 1993.

Interpretive drawing, Evening in Paris by John Lindell.