October 2013

Artforum, January 1983

Matthew Higgs

In this new column, artists, critics, and curators single out past issues from Artforum’s archives and explore their resonance, then and now.  I RECENTLY CAME ACROSS a copy of the January 1983 issue of Artforum at New York’s Twenty-Fifth Street flea market. I didn’t immediately recognize the image on the cover, an oblique view of Barry Le Va’s 1982 installation During

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