December 1986

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • GROUND UP

    Herbert Muschamp on the stress and comfort of pillow talk.
  • ICONS AT LARGE

    Lisa Liebmann on Artboriculture. Making mulch of labels.
  • OBJECT

    Alessandro Mendini on paint necessarily so.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on the good, the bad, and the smelly.
  • A CANVAS OF EPISODES

    Frederic Tuten on Rex puts an end to art. A Christmas carol.
  • THE CAVE

    Wolfram Schütte on form follows lack of function.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on the rewards of giving.
  • FEATURES

  • REMEMBRANCE OF OBJECTS PAST
    The paradox of forgetfullness in Annette Lemieux's art of deobsolesscene
  • ANDY WARHOL: TOP GUN AND BRANCUSI
    A stitch in time
  • FLURRIES OF DESIGN
    Patterns in a blanket of white
  • DECODING THE COATING
    Life on the surface: the art of Shinichi Hara, Satoko Masuda, and Yukimasa Okumura
  • AN ORNAMENTED JOKE
    Questions of perspective
  • REPRESENTING PAPER
    A lot's in a name
  • THE LOVERS
    The long walk
  • ART TO THE POWER N
    Vita brevis, ars longa, Gino De Dominicis
  • REVIEWS