May 1987

Table of Contents

  • COLUMNS

  • MUSEUM PIECE

    Joseph Giovannini on The Solomon R. Guggenheim and Whitney Museum of American Art additions. Round two.
  • A CANVAS OF EPISODES

    Frederic Tuten on A test. A sentence. A change.
  • LIKE ART

    Glenn O'Brien on Of the people, by the people, for the people.
  • OBJECT

    Alessandro Mendini on Undesigning Design
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS

    Carol Squiers on Friskiness around the runways.
  • SPEAKER TO SPEAKER

    Greil Marcus on Phantasmic rockabilly.
  • ICONS AT LARGE

    Lisa Liebmann on Ions.
  • REMOTE CONTROL

    Barbara Kruger on Glued to the spot.
  • FEATURES

  • TALKING ARCHITECTURE, A PROJECT FOR ARTFORUM
    Aldo Rossi. With an introduction by Germano Celant.
  • WHERE THE BIRDS FLY, WHAT THE LINES WHISPER
    Ross Bleckner’s humming canvases.
  • TURNING ON THE NORTHERN LIGHT
    Explorers who rechart the landscape in Swedish art.
  • Something Magic by Robert Mapplethorpe
    The action of a kaleidoscope.
  • GUIDED TOUR OF THE HOSKINS COUNTRY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
    With your tour guide Mable Ann Troy. By Roz Chast.
  • KLEE’S ARRAY OF ANGELS
    A compleat abecedarium for angelologists, including majestic, forgetful, smiling, doubting, and guardian angels, and one serving breakfast.
  • SUBURBAN HAMLETS
    Across the land, an art of plots and developments.
  • REVIEWS