An exhibition of works on paper by the major German artist.
On the day of POTUS 45’s inauguration, alt-right front man Richard Spencer was punched in the face during an interview for Australian television.
“Crises always present a moral dilemma—how are we to behave virtuously, and still manage to survive?”
B.C. Edwards reviews Max Schaefer’s Children of the Sun which is absolutely not a book about gay British neo-Nazis
Originally published posthumously and recently reprinted by Melville House, The Drinker is Hans Fallada’s brutal account of provincial German shopkeeper Erwin Sommer’s loss of a business client, refusal to admit this to his wife, lightning-fast descent into sordid alcoholism, and incarceration in prison and an insane asylum.
Adorno wrote that there could be no lyric poetry after Auschwitz; Duchamp made art an afterword.
Excerpt from Roberto Bolaño’s La lituratura Nazi en America, “Juan Mendiluce Thompson: Buenos Aires, 1920–Buenos Aires, 1991”. Translation by Esther Allen.
[To honor the passing of Jonas Mekas, BOMB presents his series of diary excerpts and introduction, first published in the Winter 1989 issue.]
German novelist Gregor Von Rezzori on his masterpiece, The Death of My Brother Abel, the decline of postwar Europe, and the insurmountable influence of Nabokov.