Summer 1998


Architecture Books by Joel Sanders

Photography Books by Andy Grundberg

The Story: James Marcus on recent short-story collections

Debuts: Paul West on first novels

One on One: Carol Anshaw talks with Barbara Gowdy

Contributor's Choice: suggested summer reading

Marina Warner on Aesop: The Complete Fables, translated by Olivia and Robert Temple

Dennis Cooper on A Crack-Up at the Race Riots, by Harmony Korine

Bruce Hainley on Gertrude Stein: Writings, 1903-1932, and Gertrude Stein: Writings, 1932-1946

Patrick Giles on Pleasures and Regrets, by Marcel Proust

Laurie Stone on The Way I Found Her, by Rose Tremain

Lynn Crawford on Defiance, by Carole Maso

Beth Nugent on Gold by the Inch, by Lawrence Chua

Lisa Cohen on The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

Matthew DeBord on Now It's Time to Say Goodbye, by Dale Peck

Clifford Chase on The Scapegoat, by Jocelyn Brooke

Sally Eckhoff on River Angel, by A. Manette Ansay

Robert Rosenblum on Norman Rockwell, by Karal Ann Marling

J. Hoberman on Socialist Realist Painting, by Matthew Cullerne Brown

Peter Watson on Portrait of Dr. Gachet, by Cynthia Saltzman

Kim France on Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women, by Elizabeth Wurtzel

Brooks Adams on MacDermott & MacGough: Paintings, Photographs & Time Experiments, 1950, and McDermott & McGough: A History of Photography

Nayland Blake on A Small Boy and Others, by Michael Moon

Arthur C. Danto on The Analysis of Beauty, by William Hogarth and Discourses on Art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds

David Frankel on Live Forever, by Elizabeth Peyton

Glenn O'Brien on Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art, by Phoebe Hoban

Bruce Hainley on Alex Katz: A Retrospective, by Irving Sandler

Barry Schwabsky on The portraits speak: Chuck Close in conversation with 27 of his subjects

Robert Rosenblum on David Hockney's Dog Days

Lisa Liebmann on Moving Targets: A User's Guide to British Art Now, by Louisa Buck

Norman Bryson on The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution, by Dario Gamboni