The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.
The newly published journals match and exceed all preexisting Wieners publications.
On John Cage’s Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)
That summer, that hot Roman summer afternoon, I see you sitting on the curb, waiting for the door to open, & seeing all those movies, yes, that hot Roman summer day.
The revelatory rediscovery of Russian absurdist writer Daniil Kharms.
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
This First Proof contains a portfolio of three sketchbook pages of José Antonio Suárez Londoño.
What makes dreams so confounding and revealing is their juxtaposition of things known or remembered with the complete mysteries that lurk in the subconscious.
“All I want is to see where I’m going next.”
—Amy Hempel, Tumble Home
For a long time I had wanted a child, but the desire, attenuated, had passed, and other feelings had taken its place.
“Well, I observe humankind. I observe man and woman in struggle. And that’s why I feel like an anthropologist.”
“I don’t see my images on TV. That means I’m not valuable. That means my sexuality doesn’t sell beer.”
Cookie died Friday. I saw Victoria Pedersen in the Korean deli near Simon’s place, I had gone over there to eat some Chinese take-out with Simon.
[To honor the passing of Jonas Mekas, BOMB presents his series of diary excerpts and introduction, first published in the Winter 1989 issue.]