The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum 
congratulates BOMB Gala honorees
James Keith Brown
and Eric G. Diefenbach

BOMB 51 Spring 1995

051 Spring 1995
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Interviews
Cachao by Jorge Socarrás
Cachao 01 Body

Cachao, the bassist who created mambo, is now the subject of a documentary, Like His Rhythm There’s None Other. Throughout his rich career, he has cut across the boundaries between nations, musical forms and styles.

Sundance: Danny Boyle by Susan Shacter
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Susan Shacter interviews two British directors, Antonia Bird and Danny Boyle. Bird delves into the politics of being a female director, while Boyle expands on working closely with actors.

Sundance: Antonia Bird by Susan Shacter
Bird Boyle 01 Body

Susan Shacter interviews two British directors, Antonia Bird and Danny Boyle. Bird delves into the politics of being a female director, while Boyle expands on working closely with actors.

Dave Hickey by Saul Ostrow
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Critic to critic: Saul Ostrow speaks with Dave Hickey, author of The Invisible Dragon and the man who introduced Beauty as a social issue.

David Seidner by Louise Neri
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David Seidner’s photographic work is rooted in his search for the “right moment”—informed by his deep knowledge and appreciation of classical Greek art.

Bradford Morrow by Jim Lewis
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Bradford Morrow discusses his novel, Trinity Fields, growing up in the post-atomic era, and the themes of life and death in Los Alamos.

Juliana Hatfield by Steven Cantor
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Singer/songwriter Juliana Hatfield discusses her solo career since the break-up of Blake Babies, her mid-’80s Boston-based garage pop band.

Liz Diamond by Marc Robinson
Diamond 01 Body

Director Liz Diamond talks about her behind-the-scenes strategies in this 1995 interview. 

Felix Gonzalez-Torres by Ross Bleckner
Gonzalez 01 Body

Painter Ross Bleckner in conversation with Felix Gonzalez-Torres on the installation artist’s lost love, as well as the political implications of the “gay artist” label.

Ida Applebroog, Jill Baroff and Lauren Szold by Suzanne McClelland

Questions of surface unite the diverse approaches to the paintings of Lauren Szold, Jill Baroff, and Ida Applebroog. The following statements by the artists were drawn from conversation with painter Suzanne McClelland.

Li-Young Lee by James Lee
Lee 01 Body

What took three nights to write and five years to prepare for, Li-Young Lee’s memoir The Winged Seed: A Remembrance takes poetic thought and language to a whole new level.

Shirley Kaneda by David Clarkson
Kaneda 01 Body

Shirley Kaneda is a Japanese artist that studied painting and illustration at Parsons School of Design in Manhattan. Kaneda creates distinctly complex abstract paintings using bright colors and bold patterns.

William H. Gass  by Jan Garden Castro
Gass 01 Body

Luminary William H. Gass speaks about his recently published epic The Tunnel, which took 26 years to complete.

First Proof
Kneeling at the Edge by Cory Brown

Late February and smoke, mixing with the mist,
lifts from the salt mine across the lake.

Lost Years by David Marshall Chan

Out there on the road we didn’t have much to do, so when the orange butterflies first appeared to us they were a welcome distraction. 

Saturnina by Gabriella De Ferrari

Saturnina came from a small village in the Andes called Tarata, a village so poor there was no electricity, no running water, not even a paved road to reach it. 

Men in Black by Scott Spencer

Chapter One

I am an early riser.

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