Summer 1996


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

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

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

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

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

John Ash on Free Rein, by Andre Breton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benjamin Weissman on Dreams, by Jim Shaw

Molly Nesbit on Kant after Duchamp, by Thierry de Duve

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