BOMB 124 / Summer 2013
ART — HOPE GANGLOFF
by Yuri Masnyj
For Masnyj, Gangloff has an uncanny ability to capture character in the exaggerated clarity of her art. They met at Cooper Union, whose activist students are the subjects of Gangloff’s recent portraits.
MUSIC — RICHARD THOMPSON
by Keith Connolly
Fairport Convention helped to bring traditional music into British folk rock back in the ’60s. On the through lines from the early Fairport albums to Thompson’s solo latest, Electric.
FILM — MATÍAS PIÑEIRO
by Clinton Krute
The Argentine filmmaker shuffles portions of Shakespeare’s plays into structured films that portray the slippage between words and reality.
ART — JOANNE GREENBAUM
by Jeremy Sigler
Though Greenbaum would rather keep her art-making process to herself, she speaks with Sigler on rage and play as great motivators.
ART — GYULA KOSICE
by Lyle Rexer and Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro
Kosice’s plans for a theoretical Hydrospatial City (1972) included spaces for “the emphatic dreaming of unre- alities” and for “tenderness and its vicinity.”
LITERATURE — FIONA MAAZEL
by Justin Taylor
Fiona Maazel on her second novel, Woke Up Lonely, its influences ranging from Thomas Mann to Kim Jong-il, and whether influence even exists.
LITERATURE — PHILLIP LOPATE
by Shifra Sharlin
One of America’s greatest essayists on being a native New Yorker, Freud, and showing and telling.
ART — ABRAHAM CRUZVILLEGAS
by Haegue Yang
On self-construction as a permanently unfinished pro- cess, apropos of Cruzvillegas’s The Autoconstrucción Suites at the Walker Art Center.
MUSIC — DAVID GRUBBS
by C. Spencer Yeh
David Grubbs likes to play with improvisatory musicians because they go for it—he’s after an unrepeatable quality. C. Spencer Yeh is one such improviser in Grubbs’s new album, The Plain Where the Palace Stood.
Violeta Went to Heaven directed by Andrés Wood
by Cecilia Vicuña
Iris Has Free Time by Iris Smyles
by Frederic Tuten
Tabboo!: The Art of Stephen Tashjian
by Sean Mellyn
Fill The Void directed by Rama Burshtein
by Liza Béar
Above and Below: Gordon Matta-Clark
by Lytle Shaw
City of Angels Or, The Overcoat of Dr. Freud by Christa Wolf
by Larissa Zimberoff
ARTISTS ON ARTISTS
Nadja Bournonville by Zoe Beloff
Lucy Skaer by William Corwin
FIRST PROOF — BOMB’s Literary Supplement
SUSAN BEE, PORTFOLIO
THOMAS ISRAEL HOPKINS
PORTFOLIO — Paola Ferrario
THE WICK — Jim Torok