Summer 1996

COLUMNS

Andrew Hultkrans on That's Blaxploitation!-Roots of the Baadasssss 'Tude (Rated X by an All-Whyte Jury), by Darius James, a.k.a. Dr. Snakeskin

Deb Schwartz on Guilty Pleasures: Feminist Camp from Mae West to Madonna, by Pamela Robertson

Molly Nesbit on Kant after Duchamp, by Thierry de Duve

Benjamin Weissman on Dreams, by Jim Shaw

Richard Schiff on Beyond Piety: Critical Essays on the Visual Arts, 1986-1993, by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

Gary Indiana on Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery, by Jeanette Winterson

M. G. Lord on Big Hair: A Journey into the Transformation of Self, by Grant McCracken

Harold Bloom on The Gazer's Spirit: Poems Speaking to Silent Works of Art,by John Hollander

Ernest Pascucci on Stud: Architectures of Masculinity, ed. Joel Sanders

Bruce Hainley on Pop Out: Queer Warhol, ed. Jennifer Doyle, Jonathan Flatley, and Jose Esteban Munoz

Lisa Liebmann on What the Butler Saw: Selected Writings, by Stuart Morgan

Andrew Hultkrans on Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century, by Mark Dery

Thyrza Nichols Goodeve on The Cyborg Handbook, ed. Chris Hables Gray, with the assistance of Heidi J. Figueroa-Sarriera and Steven Mentor

John Ash on Free Rein, by Andre Breton

Richard Howard on The Lure and the Truth of Painting: Selected Essays on Art, by Yves Bonnefoy

Marek Bartelik on Ilya Kabakov: The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away, by Amei Wallach

Carol Squiers on New York 1954.55, by William Klein; Red Light: Inside the Sex Industry, photographs by Sylvia Plachy and text by James Ridgeway; Living Apart: South Africa under Apartheid, by Ian Berry; The Wedding, photographs by Nick Waplington and text by Irvine Welsh; Ray's a Laugh, by Richard Billingham

Arthur C. Danto on The Judgment of Paris, by Hubert Damisch